TIFF21 REVIEW: Murina [2021]

Dreams die in paradise. The thing we often forget about exotic locales is that they aren’t an escape for those who live there. While co-eds dock ashore for sun, sex, and fun, families are merely waking up early to go spearfishing so that they have dinner that night. The psychological toll of constantly looking out your window at happy faces while dealing with the futility of teenage living under a domineering father with few if any opportunities to leave must be daunting. So, when Julija (Gracija Filipovic) exits the water…

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