Broken Hallelujah

Broken Hallelujah - 2014

Little Red Hen Pictures - 135 min.
DVD UPC/EAN #9327031016581(AU/NZ)

Principal Cast: Ben Mitchell, Vanessa Riddell, Greg Smith, Roussel Dubois, Mike Ginn, Hweiling Ow, Dean Carruthers, Evelyn Scholes, Taimane Roberts, Lesley Locke, Brighde Riddell, Mathew McKay.
Crew: Screenplay: Vanessa Cohen-Riddell; Cinematography: Dean Carruthers, Alastair Riddell; Editor: Alastair Riddell; Original Music: Alastair Riddell; Production Designer: Vanessa Riddell; Wardrobe: Iona Maitheson, Elizabeth Mertens; Makeup: Dana Cashmore, Ruby Nyanamoorthy, Brighde Riddell; Art & Set Direction: Elizabeth Mertens; Producer: Vanessa Cohen-Riddell; Director: Alastair Riddell.

The best of plans can be thwarted and, when the pressure comes on, the cracks begin to show. As the incidents in their worlds play out, three families bound by love and broken by betrayal, find their lives unknowingly touch one another, and then a final single event brings them together. This is not a love story but a story about love; three loves, three lies and one more chance.

Censor Rating: M - Review Rating: B-

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Starting 23 March 2016, a PAL R4 DVD can be purchased from Australian sources for about $30au. The feature is presented in a 2.35:1 format, 16x9 enhanced, with a DD 2.0 English language track. There are no subtitles nor extras. On 18 May 2016, it will be released in New Zealand for about $25nz. As of 12 May 2016, there is no information about releases in other markets.

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