REVIEW: THE TRUTH ABOUT EMANUEL
OVERVIEW: Jessica Biel (Playing For Keeps, Hitchcock), Kaya Scodelario (Clash of the Titans, TV’s “Skins”) and Alfred Molina (Spider-Man 2, The Da Vinci Code) star in writer/director Francesca Gregorini’s (Tanner Hall) intimate drama THE TRUTH ABOUT EMANUEL, debuting on Blu-ray™ and DVD March 25th from Well Go USA Entertainment. A young woman (Scodelario) becomes obsessed with her mysterious new neighbor (Biel) who bears a striking resemblance to the girl’s dead mother. The film also stars Frances O'Connor (Jayne Mansfield’s Car, A.I. Artificial Intelligence), Aneurin Barnard (Citadel, Ironclad) and Jimmi Simpson (White House Down, TV’s “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia”). Bonus materials include an interview with Director Francesca Gregorini, plus deleted scenes and outtakes.
THE TRUTH ABOUT EMANUEL premiered in the US Dramatic Competition at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival. In addition, the film won awards for Best Feature Director at the 2013 LA Femme Film Festival, Best Acting Ensemble: Feature at the 2013 Ashland Independent Film Festival and awards for cinematography at 2013 Ashland Independent Film Festival and 2013 Brooklyn Film Festival.
SYNOPSIS: Emanuel (Kaya Scodelario), a troubled young woman, becomes preoccupied with her mysterious new neighbor (Jessica Biel), who bears a striking resemblance to her dead mother. When an unexpected discovery results in a shared secret between the two, their relationship intensifies, and Emanuel's already-fragile world begins to spin out of control.
The film is
presented in widescreen in a 1.78:1 aspect ration preserving its
theatrical format. The picture is just flawless. Not only the
picture looks great in this release, also the sound it is good,
a 5.1 Dolby Digital in English that provides a good complement
to the picture. It also includes English
Widescreen (1.78:1) 16x9
English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
Subtitles - English
Interview with Director Francesca