Paradise: Hope (2013)

Paradise: Hope was released on DVD on January 14, 2014
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The third film in Ulrich Seidl’s PARADISE trilogy tells the story of Melanie, an overweight 13 -year -old, and her first love. While her mother, Teresa, travels to Kenya (“PARADISE: Love”), and her aunt (“PARADISE: Faith”) does missionary work for Jesus Christ, the teenager spends her summer vacation with other adolescents in a strictly run diet camp in the Austrian countryside. Between sports activities and nutritional counseling, pillow fights and her first cigarettes, she falls in love with┬áthe camp director, a doctor 40 years her senior. She loves him with the unconditionality of first love, and tries in total innocence to seduce him. The doctor struggles against the guilt of this love, aware of its impossibility. Melanie had imagined her paradise differently.

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US DVD Release Date January 14, 2014
UK DVD Release Date UK - Not announced
Australia DVD Release Date AU - Not announced

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Complete Movie Details

Run time 92 min
DVD and Blu-ray Release Date January 14, 2014
Actors Melanie Lenz, Joseph Lorenz, Verena Lehbauer, Michael Thomas, Viviane Bartsch
Directed by Ulrich Seidl
Writer(s) ,
Studio Strand Releasing
MPAA Not-Rated (Unrated)
Gross $5,942
Genre(s) Drama
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