Get ready to experience the heart-wrenching journey of a world-class athlete with Indiecan Entertainment’s latest release, Free Skate, available on February 28th. Based on the real-life experiences of lead actress Veera W. Vilo and her fellow gymnasts and dancers, this film will take you on a rollercoaster ride of emotions.
In Free Skate, we follow the story of a young and talented Russian figure skater who is found beaten and frostbitten on a motorway in Finland. With a letter in her belongings, officials are able to reconnect her with her long-lost Finnish grandmother, who takes her in and helps her recover from the trauma that forced her to flee her home country. As the skater tries to rebuild her life, she finds solace in her new friends and the possibility of a bright future in top-level figure skating. But her past refuses to let go, and she realizes that facing her troubled history is the only way to make it to the top.
With a screenplay penned by Vilo herself, Free Skate is a poignant exploration of the beauty and trauma of being an elite athlete. Don’t miss this gripping film that has captivated audiences on the global film festival circuit and limited theatrical release.
Free Skate will be available on digital and cable platforms in North America, including iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, iNDemand and DISH, starting February 28th, 2023.