LOS ANGELES, Oct. 25, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Vision Films Inc. (“Vision”) announces the North American TVOD release of the award-winning family feature Caralique in a deal with California Pictures. The touching story of a young fashion designer will be released on Transactional VOD on November 21, 2023, followed by DVD at major on-line retailers, across the US and Canada. Caralique was written by Dale Fiola and executive produced and directed by Elizabeth Blake-Thomas through her, and star Isabella Blake-Thomas’, company Mother & Daughter Entertainment, and Monique R. White and Steven Istock of California Pictures. Produced by Abbie Georganna, J. Margo Giron, and Lana Young. Director Elizabeth Blake-Thomas is known for the rom-com Just Swipe starring Full House’s Jodie Sweetin and the action thriller Hunt Club starring Mena Suvari. The younger Blake-Thomas is known for her role in the Disney+ series Secret Society of Second Born Royals.
Synopsis: A young, determined fashion designer wants to bring color to the world and brighten it for those around her. Despite some early failures and personal challenges, she learns to stick to her instincts and to never stop trying to achieve her dreams.
The film stars Isabella Blake-Thomas, Hélène Cardona (Chocolat), Brian Goodman (Munich), Julia Parker (Lucifer), and Marcelo Tubert (G.I. Joe: Retaliation, Tremors II), Abbie Georganna (Just Swipe, Hunt Club), Lana Young (The Resident)
Lise Romanoff, CEO and Managing Director of Vision Films says, “This is a beautiful story of a budding fashionista and her determination and perseverance to carry on her mother’s legacy. We are excited to share this with families everywhere this holiday season.”
Director Elizabeth Blake-Thomas shares, “Most people have dreams, dreams can come with challenges, it’s how we overcome those challenges that matters most.”
Monique R. White, EVP of California Pictures adds, “‘A girl should be two things: who and what she wants,’ and Caralique is following those famous words from Coco Chanel. Caralique is a warm and charming film that will be enjoyed by everyone who has a chance to see it!”
Winner: Scotland Film Festival – Best International Feature Film
Best Supporting Actress in a Feature Film (Hélène Cardona)
Juan Ruiz Anchia Award for Best Cinematography, Feature Film (Duncan Johnson)
Winner: Beyond The Curve International Film Festival – Best Narrative Feature
Best Supporting Actress (Hélène Cardona)
Winner: Idyllwild International Festival of Cinema – Best Actress (Hélène Cardona)
Best Child Actor (Kali Fungston)