Vision Films Sews Up Release Plans for Disney+ Isabella Blake-Thomas Starrer ‘Caralique’

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. Trailer: 

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)

About Vision Films

Vision Films is a leading independent sales and VOD aggregator specializing in the licensing, marketing, and distribution of over 800 feature films, documentaries, and series from some of the most prolific independent film producers in the world. Led by Lise Romanoff, Managing Director/CEO Worldwide Distribution, Vision Films releases 2-4 films a month across Theatrical, VOD, DVD, and television platforms.

About California Pictures

California Pictures was originally founded in 1944 by Howard Hughes and Academy Award winner Preston Sturges and reincorporated in 2008 by Steven Istock before the company moved to Paramount Studios again for five years. The company is focused on distributing and producing great films and television content with dynamic characters, strong and personally identifiable themes, and powerful journeys for a worldwide audience. California Pictures has acquired and distributed motion picture content for all six continents. The company also advises various enterprises and producers on financial architecture which involves structuring debt and equity finance, examining production and project budgets, cash flow, casting selections, packaging, resource allocation and distributor interest in all stages of production and distribution. As an international production and distribution company, California Pictures exhibits at all major film and television markets and festivals worldwide. We build lasting worldwide relationships and welcome new business opportunities.

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