Little White Lies - a new French film soon to be released in Australia thanks to Hopscotch Films
Hopscotch Films, a boutique distributor of movies in Australia, has sent us a press release to annonce its preview in Sydney on the long week-end in June (10 to 12 of June).
Hopscotch Films have previously released, among others, Mao's Last Dancer, of which I am the lucky owner of a DVD signed by Li Cunxin - the hero of the film, and the Aussie Director, Bruce Beresford.
Here is the story behind Little White Lies:
Starring Academy Award winner Marion Cotillard (La Vie en Rose) LITTLE WHITE LIES follows a group of friends who gather every year at a beautiful beach house, celebrating the birthday of one of the gang. Fun, French Riviera, fine wine and seafood mix with sun and sand as they all leave their city stresses and inhibitions behind.
But this year is different. One of them is badly injured in a serious motorcycle accident just as they are about to leave Paris for their seaside reunion. His friends flock to his bedside, where their unconscious pal is still alive but in intensive care. What to do? Stay in Paris to be by his side, or leave for their vacation having been assured that there is nothing they can do? By the time they return he should be conscious and up for visitors. After some intense discussion, they decide to head off for enjoyment and relaxation. Over the course of the next week, all the tensions within this group erupt into full daylight.
Through a succession of incidents, the group is pulled apart and dragged together by their ties of loyalty and marriage. Their relationships, convictions, sense of guilt and friendship are sorely tested. They are finally forced to own up to the little white lies they have been telling each other...
The Director is Guillaume Canet , also an actor, in the Beach and Love me if you dare, has previously directed Tell no one.
Some of the other actors are Francois Cluzet, Benoit Magimel, Gilles Lellouche, Jean Dujardin, just to name a few...
Hopscotch Films having found our blog (in the first place...) and qualified it as "awesome" have kindly given us
FIVE FREE DOUBLE PASSES for the preview.
I am in turn offering them to my first five Australian readers subscribing to our Newsletter. (form on the right side of this page)
Hurry up and hopefully we will meet at the Premiere!!!
PS: There will be preview sessions in all major capitals in Australia.
(Sydney Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth and Canberra)
As a bonus, here are a few clips and images of the film. Enjoy!
Born in France, well travelled, relocated to Sydney in 1997.
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