Sunday, May 01, 2011

French Teens Believe In "Black Heaven"

"L'Autre Monde" ("The Other World") aka "Black Heaven" is the French techno-thriller directed by Gilles Marchand, now available on DVD.

Set partially in a virtual world called 'Black Hole', the film features CG animation. starring Gregoire Leprince-Ringuet as 'Gaspard', Louise Bourgoin as 'Audrey', Melvil Poupaud as 'Vincent', Pauline Etienne as 'Marion', Pierre Niney as 'Yann' and Ali Marhyar as 'Ludo'.

"...Teenagers 'Gaspard' and 'Marion' are madly in love and enjoying summer in the south of France, until they stumble upon a lost cell phone. At first they playfully decide to track down the owner. But the game takes on a much somber path when they find him dead, in a mysterious suicide ceremony.

"Next to him, lies a half unconscious girl, 'Audrey'. With her enigmatic tattoo and her gothic looks, she soon lures Gaspard into 'Black Heaven', a dangerously addictive video game.

"Gaspard discovers an obscure universe, full of infinite possibilities. Creating an 'avatar' who is miles away from him, he sets on a search for the beautiful singer, 'Sam', who attracts victims in the virtual world and seduces them to commit suicide in real life..."

Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek "Black Heaven"....