The lauded French indie film “Tomboy” is coming out on DVD June 5, and you can have a chance to win a copy of the film from ShockYa!
“Tomboy” is the story of a young girl who decides to recreate herself as a boy when befriending some new neighborhood kids:
Tomboy tells the story of 10-year-old Laure (Zoe Heran) who moves to the suburbs and decides to pass as a boy amongst the pack of neighborhood kids. As “Mikael” she catches the attention of leader of the pack Lisa, who becomes smitten with her. Finding resourceful ways to hide her true self, Laure takes advantage of her new identity, as if the end of the summer would never reveal her unsettling secret.
The film had a very prestigious debut as the opening night film of the Berlin Film Festival’s Panorama section and also won the festival’s juried Teddy Award. These are not the only accolades “Tomboy” has received; the film has also won “Best Feature Film” at the 2011 Torino International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, the “Audience Award” for Best Feature at the 2011 San Francisco International Lesbian & Gay Film Festival, and the “Jury Prize” for Best Feature at the 2011 Philadelphia International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival. “Tomboy” is nominated for “Outstanding Film – Limited Release” at the 2012 GLAAD Media Awards.
Set at $24.95, “Tomboy” is in French, with English subtitles accompanying. The film has a running time of 84 minutes and isn’t not rated. Special features include a 20-minute behind-the-scenes featurettte with Director Céline Sciamma, expressing her experience working with the young actors in this film.
In order to win your copy of “Tomboy,” all you have to do is follow us @Shockya. Then tweet us the phrase, “@Shockya is giving away a copy of Tomboy! Follow And RT To Enter To Win! #sweeps”. You can tweet us every day up until June 10. We will then pick a winner at random via Twitter DM.
However, if you are interested in purchasing “Tomboy,” check out your local movie retailer or order the DVD by calling 1-800-GET-WOLFE or by www.WolfeVideo.com. You can also use rent or download the film using internet, VOD and broadcast platforms.