The Right Juice

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The Right Juice
The Right Juice Film Poster (Scooter Version).jpg
Directed by Kristjan Knigge
Produced by BJ Boulter
Screenplay by
  • David Butler-Cole
  • Kristjan Knigge
Starring
  • Mark Killeen
  • Lúcia Moniz
  • Miguel Damião
  • Ellie Chidzey
  • Beau McClellan
Cinematography Dick Merx
Release date
  • September 18, 2014 (2014-09-18) (Portugal)
Language English

The Right Juice is an English-language comedy-drama film produced in the Algarve, Portugal.[1] Directed by Kristjan Knigge,[2] the original screenplay has been written by David Butler-Cole and Kristjan Knigge. Produced by Barbara Jane Boulter and Co-Produced by Chris Parker, the film is starring Mark Killeen, Lúcia Moniz,[3] Miguel Damião, Ellie Chidzey, and Beau McClellan.[4] The film is about a, failed, bankrupt and fresh from the city, who is pursuing fulfillment by growing oranges on an old farm. He and his neighbour face unprincipled enemies in a highly amusing quest to save their valley from exploitation.

Plot[edit]

Oliver, failed, bankrupt and fresh from the city, is again pursuing his financial ambitions by attempting to grow oranges on an old farm. His wife Sally despairs of the appalling facilities. When Oliver discovers the land is barren for reasons that are more sinister than appear at first glance, he and his neighbour Manel face unprincipled enemies in a highly amusing quest to save the valley from exploitation. In their battle, they are joined by the lovely Nesta, her beauty a foil for both Oliver and his enemies.[5]

Cast[edit]

Production[edit]

Principal photography for the production was completed in Southern Portugal in April and early May 2012.[6] In addition to crowd funding and loan financing,[7] The Right Juice has been supported by various sponsors, such as Holiday Inn, Intermarche, Vila Vita, LeasePlan and many other local businesses. The project has been actively supported by the Algarve Tourism Board[8] and the Algarve Film Commission.

Filming locations[edit]

References[edit]

Citations
  1. ^ Cooper, Sarah. "Shooting underway on Portuguese production The Right Juice", Screen Daily, 2 April 2012. Retrieved on 1 October 2012.
  2. ^ Alrou. "The Right Juice - Interview with the film director Kristjan Knigge", bestinportugal.com, 11 September 2012. Retrieved on 1 October 2012.
  3. ^ Walton, Eloise. "Filming to start on The Right Juice", The Portugal News Online, 24 March 2012. Retrieved on 1 October 2012.
  4. ^ Lopez, Ines "A star-studded film launch", Algarve Resident, 29 March 2012. Retrieved on 16 January 2013.
  5. ^ "The Right Juice". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 2 October 2012. 
  6. ^ "Filming of The Right Juice is over!", Algarve Resident 18 May 2012. Retrieved on 19 October 2012.
  7. ^ "The Right Juice gains momentum", The Portugal News Online, 24 December 2011. Retrieved on 1 October 2012.
  8. ^ "Algarve Tourism Board backs The Right Juice", The Portugal News Online, 19 November 2011. Retrieved on 1 October 2012.
  9. ^ Walton, Eloise. "Filming has started on The Right Juice", The Portugal News Online, 31 March 2012. Retrieved on 1 October 2012.

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