Sunday, November 13, 2016

Little Miss Perfect - A Film by Marlee Roberts


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A Film by Marlee Roberts
LITTLE MISS PERFECT SET FOR RELEASE NOVEMBER 18
1h 22min
SYNOPSIS

Little Miss Perfect is a feature-length drama that chronicles the life of BELLE (14) an overambitious straight-A freshman. Her newest accomplishment? Class President. Belle seems to have it altogether but as family trouble and daily social academic pressures grow, she seeks a way to control an otherwise chaotic world. Triggered by a blog promoting anorexia and other eating disorders, Belle drops down to an unhealthy weight, a number that wouldn't even make for a good grade.


Watch an exclusive sneak peek of the movie the "Little Miss Perfect" - a movie about an overachieving high school freshmen who tries to feel control by controlling her weight. Also, find out more about the film from the director, Marlee Roberts and star, Karlee Roberts! Find out more at JustineMagazine.com!

Los Angeles November 9, 2016----Marlee Roberts' festival darling indie drama LITTLE MISS PERFECT will be released in North America on November 18 on iTunes and select theaters by Real Big Hits (RBH). LITTLE MISS PERFECT tells the story of an overambitious high school freshman who tries to control her life by controlling her weight. The intense lead role is played by the younger of the two Roberts’ sisters - newcomer Karlee Roberts (Jack’s Big Music Show) who upon wrapping production, went on to finish high school at fifteen and is the youngest student in history to attend Columbia University in the City of New York. Pre orders on iTunes are currently available https://itunes.apple.com/us/movie/little-miss-perfect/id1165225473?ls=1

LITTLE MISS PERFECT also features Isabella Palmieri (Confessions of a Shopaholic), Lilla Crawford (Into the Woods), Tom Degnan (Limitless),Peter Rini (Orange is the New Black), and Jeremy Fernandez (Team Toonz).

Written and Directed by NYU Tisch alumna, Marlee Roberts comments: “After an incredible festival run, we are delighted to find the right partner who understands the integrity of our film. RBH shares our passion and vision for Little Miss Perfect and we look forward to releasing on November 18. Our mission has been to connect audiences from all walks of life to understand the complexity of our protagonist’s journey and aid in a larger effort to de-stigmatize mental health taboos. I am thrilled to see this all come to fruition in the coming weeks!"

Real Big Hits' Vice President of Acquisitions Scott Kamins said "LITLE MISS PERFECT struck me as a powerfully honest portrait of the havoc eating disorders can have on teenagers, especially in the face of dealing with all the pressure, uncertainty, and insecurity of the modern high school experience. There is a raw emotional power and natural aspect to Marlee Roberts' filmmaking that inspired me to acquire this film and play an important part in helping to spread awareness regarding an issue that is profoundly misunderstood and stigmatized in society. I am extremely proud of this film and the wonderful talent that brought Marlee's vision to life."

LITTLE MISS PERFECT has enjoyed a successful festival run this year. It was nominated for “Best Feature Film” and took home the “Emerging Actress Award” at the Irvine International Film Festival. It went on to screen at the Director’s Guild of America NY, TCL Chinese Theater, Boston Int'l Film Festival, Soho Int’l Film Festival, HollyShorts, among others. Festival awards have included "Best Screenplay", "Best Actress" and "Best Feature Film" with nominations for "Best Supporting Actress" and "Best Editing”. Most recently, the film took home the Grand Jury Prize for Best Feature at the Awareness Film Festival and screens at the upcoming Ojai Film Festival.
RBH’s Kamins is repping the film. The film was executive produced by Karl Bardosh and Nancy Malone.

About Real Big Hits

Empress Intelligence, LLC dba Real Big Hits is a privately held media company. Real Big Hits helps creative individuals and organizations fund, license, sell, and distribute their content using a traditional agency approach and through its realbighits.com online marketplace.

About Marlee Roberts

A graduate of NYU's Tisch School of the Arts, Marlee produced over twenty projects since 2010. Her feature directorial debut Little Miss Perfect has received many accolades and awards including “Best Screenplay” and “Best Feature Film” at various film festivals. Roberts was dubbed a "Big Screen Filmmaker" on the cover of 201 Magazine's April 2016 issue and has been featured in other major publications including Backstage, The Examiner,and Fox 5 News. She has appeared on a number of panels at film festivals to discuss topics such as “Breaking into the Business” and “Women in Film”. She is a member of the Alliance of Women Directors, New York Women in Film and Television, Women in Film, and the Women in Moving Pictures Society and currently in development for her next film.


Little Miss Perfect Official Trailer



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2 comments:

  1. Little Miss Perfect is a cautionary tale about the dangers of unattended teens, anorexia, and peer pressure. The film shows its writer/director’s passion for it and that she put a lot in the script and direction. First-timer lead Karlee Roberts shows a lot of potential and an ability to portray difficult situation that should take her far.

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