‘Paradise Hills’ Trailer: Milla Jovovich Teaches Emma Roberts Manners in Feminist Fable
Published on Jul 13, 2019
Unspooling like the candy-coated dystopian design baby of “Midsommar” and Tim Burton’s “Alice in Wonderland,” the first trailer for the female-fronted “Paradise Hills” is a veritable feast of celebrated talent. The feature filmmaking debut of Spanish filmmaker Alice Waddington, the film is anchored by some of the buzziest actresses working in indie film: Emma Roberts, Milla Jovovich, Danielle MacDonald, Eiza Gonzalez, and Awkwafina. Waddington directs from a script co-written by fellow Spanish filmmaker Nacho Vigalondo, best known for 2017’s Anne Hathaway vehicle “Colossal” as well as his work with the cult horror anthology collective Bloody Disgusting.
Per the film’s official synopsis: “On an isolated island, Uma (Roberts) wakes up to find herself at Paradise Hills, a facility where high-class families send their daughters to become perfect versions of themselves. The facility is run by the mysterious Duchess (Jovovich) where calibrated treatments including etiquette classes, vocal lessons, beauty treatments,
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Author: Jude Dry