AllureCanada, 2017 : Alberta Premiere
Laura (Evan Rachel Wood) works as a house cleaner for her father’s company but her personal life is not so pristine. Rough around the edges, looking for love in all the wrong places, her heartbreaking behavior points to hardships of the past. One day on the job, in yet another house, Laura meets Eva (Julia Sarah Stone), a quiet teenager unhappy with her disciplined life. In Eva, Laura rediscovers an innocent tenderness. In Laura, Eva finds a thrilling rebel who can bring her into unknown territories. The mutual attraction soon morphs into obsession as Laura convinces Eva to run away and secretly come live with her. As their world closes in, they must unearth certain truths to find a way out.
Toronto International Film Festival 2017
Thessaloniki International Film Festival 2017
Palm Springs International Film Festival 2018
Jason Sanchez is a fine-art photographer and filmmaker from Montreal. He studied at Concordia University with his brother Carlos. Their work is housed in the collections of the National Gallery of Canada and the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston, among others. ALLURE is his feature debut.
Carlos Sanchez is a fine-art photographer and filmmaker from Montreal. He studied at Concordia University with his brother Jason. Their work is housed in the collections of the National Gallery of Canada and the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston, among others. ALLURE is his feature debut.
press for Allure
"Tightly written and sensitively rendered, the devastating film is propelled by masterful performances, led by a bewitching Wood in the role she was born to play."- indieWire
Drama / Thriller / Suspense / First Feature / LGBTQ+English
Elisabeth Olga Tremblay
Evan Rachel Wood
Julia Sarah Stone