Strand Releasing | Release Date: December 6, 2013
Summary: The third 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. [Strand Releasing]
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Runtime: 92 min
Rating: Not Rated
Production: Arte France
Genres: Drama
Countries: Germany, France, Austria
Language: German
Home Release Date: Jan 14, 2014
Director Credit
Ulrich Seidl Director
Writer Credit
Ulrich Seidl Screenplay
Veronika Franz Screenplay
Cast Credit
Hannes A. Pendl Cast
Johanna Schmid Hanni
Joseph Lorenz Arzt
Melanie Lenz Melanie
Michael Thomas Sporttrainer
Rainer Luttenberger Bursche In Disco (Willi)
Verena Lehbauer Verena
Viviane Bartsch Ernährungsberaterin
Producer Credit
Christine Ruppert Co-Producer
Konstantin Seitz Line Producer
Michael André Commissioning Editor
Philippe Bober Co-Producer
Ulrich Seidl Producer