The Fits

The Fits
  • 2016
  • US
  • 1h 13min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Anna Rose Holmer
  • Cast: Royalty Hightower, Alexis Neblett, Da’Sean Minor, Lauren Gibson, Makyla Burnam, Inayah Rodgers, Antonio A.B. Grant Jr., The Q-Kidz Dance Team
  • UK release: 24 February 2017

Toni (Hightower) is an 11 year old African-American girl who becomes fascinated with a dance troupe at her brother’s boxing club; but the dancers then start having mysterious seizures. Beautifully rendered, gloriously imaginative coming of age story about the process of forming friendships; Hightower is superb.

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The Fits

20 Feb 20174 stars

Newcomer Royalty Hightower shines in a dance-themed coming-of-ager from Anna Rose Holmer

The physical and mental strength of an 11-year-old African-American girl coming of age and learning her limits in Cincinnati is beautifully rendered in Anna Rose Holmer's debut narrative feature, set in the world of competitive dancing. It doesn't…

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