This is the listing for the standard edition Blu-ray release. The limited edition embossed slipcover was limited to 1,100 units and is sold out. The two versions are identical, aside from the slipcover.
Altered Innocence has been dedicated to releasing LGBTQ & Coming-of-Age films with an artistic edge since their inception in 2015. With a library of features and shorts from around the world, mixing genre with art-house and everything in between - Altered Innocence is committed to curating an esoteric library that is without peer in the current marketplace. Vinegar Syndrome’s sister company, OCN Distribution, is thrilled to be representing this diverse and unique home video line!
Young lovers are on the run in the final film of Fabrice du Welz’s Ardennes trilogy (Calvaire, Alleluia). An official selection of Fantastic Fest, the film follows shy 12-year old Paul who lives near a psychiatric institute. After an encounter with a patient there, the troubled yet beautiful Gloria, he becomes infatuated and vows to protect her. Insisting the doctors are holding her hostage for an inheritance, the two escape and wreak havoc across the French countryside. A potent combination of violent thriller and romantic sexual awakening, du Welz masterfully captures the teenage intensity of ‘amour fou’ pairing perfectly with Manuel Dacosse’s sumptuous 16mm photography.
directed by: Fabrice du Welz
starring: Thomas Gioria, Fantine Harduin, Benoît Poelvoorde, Anaël Snoek, Gwendolyn Gourvenec
2019 / 99 min / 2.40:1 / French & Dutch 5.1 Surround Sound
• Region Free Blu-ray
• Interview with Director Fabrice du Welz
• Deleted Scenes
• U.S. Trailer
• Other Trailers
• Language(s): French & Dutch
• Countries of Origin(s): France, Belgium
• Subtitles: English & Spanish