March 03

Photon Films is excited to announce that Sundance 2022 favourite ALICE will be available in theatres 

ALICE Available in Canadian Theatres March 18th Photon Films is excited to announce that Sundance 2022 favourite ALICE will be available in theatres across Canada on March 18th, 2022. The film is written and directed by first-time filmmaker Krystin Ver Linden and stars Keke Palmer and Common.

In a story inspired by true events, an enslaved woman makes a daring escape from a rural Georgia plantation only to discover that the year is actually 1973. 

“Alice’s story felt cathartic,” says writer and director Krystin Ver Linden, “The struggle to define herself by her own rules, her resilience, love of stories and belief in a world bigger than her own spoke to everything inside of me. Every character represented a truth. A truth about the horrific capabilities of man, the truth about our history as a nation and a people. The truth about fighting for a cause that has the implications to elevate lives and change social dynamics.”

SYNOPSIS Alice (Keke Palmer) years for freedom as an enslaved person on a rural Georgia plantation under its brutal and disturbed owner Paul (Jonny Lee Miller). After a violent clash with Paul, she flees through the neighbouring woods and stumbles onto the unfamiliar sight of a highway, soon discovering the year is actually 1973. Rescued on the roadside by a disillusioned political activist named Frank (Common), Alice quickly comprehends the lies that have kept her in bondage and the promise of Black liberation. Inspired by true accounts, Alice is a modern empowerment fable tracing Alice’s journey through the post-Civil Rights Era American South. DIRECTED AND WRITTEN BY:
Krystin Ver Linden

100 minutes


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