Things get very complicated very quickly when Joe (Veronica Kedar), an angsty drug dealer, meets Belle (Sivan Levy), a buoyant suicidal psychopath, in this dark comedy. After an outlandish accident in Tel Aviv leaves the pair with a body to dispose of, they embark on a madcap journey to lose the cops - and end up finding love in Sderot (the target of ongoing rocket attacks).
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
"Israel's hilarious answer to BUTCH CASSIDY AND THE SUNDANCE KID" - TwitchFilm.com. "Kedar's wickedly black comedy is similar in tone to Jonathan Demme's SOMETHING WILD"- EchoMag.com "HYSTERICAL . . . Israel's take on girls with guns on the run."--FemPop.com
Joe + Belle
Writer/Director Veronica Kedar's Dark Comedy
Hits the Road on DVD July 3rd
Catch it Early on Digital June 5th
SAN JOSE, CALIF. (April 30, 2012) - Writer/director/actor Veronica Kadar's dark romantic comedy Joe + Belle debuts on DVD from Wolfe Video on July 3rd. Two women who are relative strangers become an unlikely team when they accidentally shoot a guy - twice! - and must figure out how to get rid of the body and escape the authorities. They go on the lam together, and surprisingly fall in love amidst car chases, falling rocket bombs and other surprising misadventures.
Joe + Belle won "Best Director" at the 2011 International Women's Film Festival in Israel, as well as "Best Screenplay" at Cinemascope Festival and "Best Alternative Feature" at Cinema South's International Film Festival in Israel. Currently the film is travelling the U.S. and International film festival circuit, with stops including LA's Outfest, San Francisco's Frameline, and LGBT festivals in Seattle, Boston, London, Paris and dozens of other cities.
Synopsis: Things get very complicated very quickly when Joe (Veronica Kedar), an angsty drug dealer, meets Belle (Sivan Levy), a buoyant suicidal psychopath, in this dark comedy. After an outlandish accident in Tel Aviv leaves the pair with a body to dispose of, they embark on a madcap journey to lose the cops - and end up finding love in Sderot (the target of ongoing rocket attacks). Gritty but tender, Joe + Belle offers an absurd portrait of life in contemporary Israel.
Joe + Belle is in Hebrew, French and English (with English subtitles) and has a running time of 80 minutes. The film is not rated.
Consumers can purchase from retailers nationwide or order DVDs by calling 1-800-GET-WOLFE or visiting www.WolfeVideo.com. Consumers looking to rent or download Joe + Belle will find it available on multiple Internet, VOD and broadcast platforms.
DVD Catalog #: 4984D
DVD UPC Code: 754703763785
DVD ISBN: 978-1-935423-55-3
DVD PreBook Date: 5/15/2012
DVD SRP: $24.95
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May 5, 2012, 11:01 am - PR