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Paradise: Hope

Paradise: Hoffnung (Austria, Germany, France)

Directed by:
Ulrich Seidl
Cast:
Melanie Lenz, Joseph Lorenz, Michael Thomas, Vivian Bartsch, Verena Lehbauer
Duration:
12h:00m
TIFF edition:
2013
Category:
Synopsis:

The story of Melanie, an overweight 13-year-old, and her first love. 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 the 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...

THIS FILM IS NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN

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