Sarah Adina Smith’s feature Birds of Paradise will be available on Amazon Prime Video September 24. The film follows the adventures of two aspiring dancers, played by Kristine Froseth and Diana Silvers. Let’s find out the plot and the cast together.
Birds of Paradise is the new film by Amazon Prime Video written and directed by Sarah Adina Smith, director of Cercando Alaska, and will be available on the streaming platform from September 24.
The feature film is inspired by the novel Bright Burning Stars from AK Small and tells the story of Kate Sanders, an aspirant dancer who is attending a prestigious ballet school in Paris. Here he knows Marine, with which he establishes a strong bond, threatened by a common goal: to sign a contract to join the corps de ballet of the Opéra.
Birds of Paradise: the plot
There official synopsis released by Amazon Prime Video reads:
Kate Sanders comes from Virginia and is a talented and ambitious aspiring dancer with tomboy manners, who, having a low income, receives a scholarship to attend a prestigious ballet school in Paris, France. Upon arriving at the internationally acclaimed rock-hard school, his confidence and emotional strength are tested by a beautiful and mysterious classmate, Marine Durand, whose brother (and dance partner) recently committed suicide. Although at first the relationship between Kate and Marine is conflicting, it will then evolve into a competitive bond full of emotions and threatened by lies, sexual awakenings and, finally, exciting revelations, while the two girls will put everything on the line to be able to win the the school’s most coveted prize: a contract to join the Paris Opéra ballet corps.
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In the role of the two protagonists Marine And Kate we find respectively Kristine Froseth, known for her role in The Truth About the Harry Quebert Case and Looking for Alaska, and Diana Silvers, who starred in Revenge of the Losers.
The rest of the cast consists of:
- Jacqueline Bisset;
- Caroline Goodall;
- Nassim Lyesm;
- Hélène Cardona;
- Roger Barclay;
- Stav Strashko;
- Jeremy Wheeler;
- Eva Lomby;