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Home | News | Bertrand Mandico’s Award-Winning Queer Sci-Fi Fantasy AFTER BLUE (DIRTY PARADISE) Hits US Theaters June 3rd from Altered Innocence, New Trailer Released

Bertrand Mandico’s Award-Winning Queer Sci-Fi Fantasy AFTER BLUE (DIRTY PARADISE) Hits US Theaters June 3rd from Altered Innocence, New Trailer Released

OFFICIAL SELECTION: Locarno, TIFF Midnight Madness, Fantastic Fest, Sitges Film Festival

AWARDS: Fantastic Fest — Jury Award, Best Fantastic Feature, Locarno — FIPRESCI Prize, Sitges Film Festival — José Luis Guarner Critic’s Award, Best Film & Special Prize of the Jury, Secció Oficial Fantàstic

“Seductive, ethereal, and bizarre… A kaleidoscopic fantasy warped through the lens of a 1970s sci-fi Western, After Blue is a synthetic siren song for the freaks of the future and the past”

Jude Dry, IndieWire

“After Blue is suffused in a feverish ecstasy, that wild excitement that comes from watching one world crumble and another jutting into being from scratch, a vision of a clean slate in which everything—and everyone—can be reinvented, and every norm challenged”

Leonardo Goi, The Film Stage

Synopsis: In a faraway future, on a wild and untamed female inhabited planet called After Blue, a lonely teenager named Roxy unknowingly releases a mystical, dangerous, and sensual assassin from her prison. Roxy and her mother Zora (Elina Löwensohn) are held accountable, banished from their community, and forced to track the murderer named Kate Bush down. Haunted by the spirits of her murdered friends, Roxy starts a long journey pacing the supernatural territories of this filthy paradise.

The newest vision from Bertrand Mandico (The Wild Boys) plays like a lesbian El Topo (in space!) with stunning 35mm in-camera practical effects, otherworldly set pieces, and a dazzling score by Pierre Desprats.

Starring: Elina Löwensohn (Knife+Heart, Let The Corpses Tan, Nadja, Schindler’s List, Simple Men), Vimala Pons (Elle), Agata Buzek (Redemption), and Paula Luna

Written and directed by: Bertrand Mandico

Produced by: Emmanuel Chaumet

Specs: 129 min, 2021, French, English, and Polish with English subtitles, France

THEATRICAL LISTINGS

6/3 — Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Downtown Los Angeles (L.A., CA)

6/3 — Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Lower Manhattan (New York, NY)

6/3 — Alamo Drafthouse Cinema New Mission (San Francisco CA)

6/3 — Alamo Drafthouse Cinema South Lamar (Austin, TX)

6/3 — Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Sloans Lake (Denver, CO)

6/3 — Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Raleigh (Raleigh, NC)

6/3 — Grand Illusion Cinema (Seattle, WA)

6/3 — Sie FilmCenter (Denver, CO)

6/10 — Gateway Film Center (Columbus, OH)

6/10 — Cinemapolis (Ithaca, NY)

6/17 — Center for Contemporary Arts (Santa Fe, NM)

 

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