No matter what your interests are on social media, it's almost impossible to avoid influencers, especially in the fitness space. Pushing bogus supplements and expensive clothes, there are thousands of identical Size 0 women fighting for attention and sponsorships. It's fertile ground for satirization and exploration, and Swedish director Magnus von Horn has set his sights on this candy-colored world.
Sylwia (Magdalena Koleśnik) is one of the internet's most beloved celebrities, but the demands of her lifestyle are beginning to catch up with her. That bright aesthetic and perfect-seeming life are hiding some serious darkness. The film was deemed an official selection at last year's Cannes Film Festival. It also won an award at the Chicago International Film Festival.
Sweat will be released in select theaters on Friday, June 18.