by Eve Deboise
Blue Monday Productions. Epicentre distribution
In the cinemas from 4th July 2012
Filmed in the Pyrénées Orientales, in and around Céret, with financial aid from the Région Languedoc-Roussillon, Paradis perdu tells the story of a father and his teenage daughter who live, work and love in an isolated ‘pépinière’ in southern France.
The mother vanished a year ago. It’s summer. Hugo and seventeen year old Lucy look after the trees and plants. The absence of the wife and mother has strengthen their relationship, but in many ways their closeness is dangerous. Hugo is overprotective.
Akim, young, illegal worker, helps out from time to time, and shows Lucy that there is more to life that what she knows. To add to the story of this troubled trio, the mother returns….
WHERE TO WATCH…..
Tuesday 17th July at 21h
Festival Ciné-Rencontres de Prades, Cinéma Le Lido
Present: Eve Deboise, Nathalie Mesuret (producer), Pauline Etienne (actress).
Wednesday 18th July at 20h
Le Castillet, Perpignan
Prenent: ’Eve Deboise, Nathalie Mesuret
Thursday 19th July
Present: d’Eve Deboise, Nathalie Mesuret
Friday 20th July
Present: Eve Deboise, Nathalie Mesuret
Saturday 21st July at 17h and 21h
Cinéma Le Cérétan, Céret.
Present: Eve Deboise, Nathalie Mesuret, Olivier Rabourdin and actors and crew who have worked on the film.