Paradise: Hope (US) (2013)



Tags: kenya, paradise trilogy, paradise

Description: The third & final installment in Ulrich Seidl’s PARADISE trilogy, PARADISE: HOPE tells the story of overweight 13-year-old Melanie and her first love. While her mother travels to Kenya (PARADISE: LOVE) and her aunt (PARADISE: FAITH) does missionary work, Melanie spends her summer vacation at a strict diet camp for overweight teenagers. Between physical education and nutrition counseling, pillow fights and her first cigarette, Melanie falls in love with the camp director, a doctor 40 years her senior. As the doctor struggles with the guilty nature of his desire, Melanie had imagined her paradise differently.

Genre: Drama

Studio: Neue Visionen Filmverleih

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Release Dates:

Country Release Type Date
Spain Theatrical Wide Release 8/30/2013
Austria Theatrical Wide Release 2/22/2013
Germany Theatrical Wide Release 5/16/2013
United States Theatrical Limited Release 12/6/2013
United States DVD/Blu-ray Release 1/14/2014

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