Halle Berry Compares Powerful ‘Frankie & Alice’ Role to Overcoming Her Own Hollywood Struggles
In this special DVD bonus clip Halle discusses her connection to portraying Frankie and how an unwavering will to survive allowed them both to persevere.
Academy Award® winner Halle Berry (Best Actress, Monster’s Ball, 2001) “gives a tour-de-force performance” (Access Hollywood) in the riveting psychological drama, Frankie & Alice, arriving on DVD (plus Digital), Digital HD, Video on Demand and Pay-Per-View August 12 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment and Codeblack Films. Berry will “have you captivated from beginning to end” (Ebony.com) in her Golden Globe ® nominated portrayal of Frankie, a woman with multiple personalities trying to put her life back together. From the executive producers of Introducing Dorothy Dandridge, the film also features Stellan Skarsgård, Phylicia Rashad and Chandra Wilson. The Frankie & Alice DVD including a “making of” featurette, will be available for the suggested retail price of $26.98.
The remarkable true story of an African American go-go dancer named “Frankie” who has dissociative identity disorder (DID). She struggles to retain her true self while fighting against two very unique alter egos: a seven-year-old named “Genius” and a Southern white racist woman named “Alice.” In order to stop the multiple voices in her head, Frankie (Berry) works with a psychotherapist (Skarsgård) to uncover and overcome the mystery of the inner ghosts that haunt her, and the truth that is locked inside her mind.
ABOUT FRANKIE & ALICE
Halle Berry X-Men Franchise, Die Another Day, Monster’s Ball,
Stellan Skarsgård Nymphomaniac: Vol. I, The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, Tho
Phylicia Rashad TV’s Steel Magnolias, For Colored Girls, A Raisin In The Sun
Chandra Wilson TV’s “Grey’s Anatomy”
Rosalyn Coleman TV’s “As The World Turns,” TV’s “White Collar”
Joanne Baron This is 40, HBO’s “Curb Your Enthusiasm”
Brian Markinson Godzilla, TV’s “Mad Men,” TV’s “Continuum”
Year of Production: 2014
Title Copyright: Frankie & Alice © 2010 IFCI Investments Limited. All Rights Reserved. Artwork & Supplementary Materials © 2014 Lions Gate Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Type: Limited Theatrical Release
Rating: R for Some Sexual Content, Language and Drug Use
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Closed Captioned: English
Subtitles: English and Spanish
Feature Run Time: 101 minutes
Format: 16×9 Widescreen (2.40:1)
Audio Status: 5.1 Dolby Digital
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