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SonjA: The White Swan + Discussion

Hosted by the Consul of the New York Trips, Brunch, and Concerts Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Sun 24 Jan 15:00 - 16:30

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The Plan:
Anytime: watch the movie on your own
Sunday pm: movie discussion on Zoom
NB. You can rent the film at any of the main streaming services.
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Sonja: The White Swan tells the story of Sonja Henie, one of the world’s greatest athletes and the inventor of modern figure skating, who decides to go to Hollywood in Protected content become a movie star. Her first film is a box office smash, selling the most tickets in the world in Protected content . She becomes one of the richest women of her time, always surrounded by fans, lovers and family, and never has a moment alone. As she gets older the spotlight begins to fade, but she refuses to quit.

Veteran Sundance Film Festival director Anne Sewitsky (Homesick; Happy, Happy) captures the grandiose rise and fall of Sonja’s career with an intimacy that pushes beyond traditional biopic conventions.