New Life (Nouvelle Vie) is a film about hope. Benjamin Morton’s life changed forever the day he met the little girl next door. Ava was and always would be the girl of his dreams. From the innocence of a childhood friendship, through adolescent attraction, their love strengthens and grows. When life takes a turn neither of them expected, their entire future is called into question.
New Life explores the ups and downs of life and love, showing us that in good times and bad, life can be approached with hope and the opportunity for something new.
Sharing the tissue box with hits such as The Notebook and The Fault in Our Stars, and starring Erin Bethea, New Life is this generation’s new favorite romance. A love story making all of life beautiful.”
Bethea first shot to fame playing an unhappy wife in the 2008 surprise hit Fireproof, the year’s no. 1 indie film. Now Bethea plays a wife whose love story, with her husband, takes on the worst life. can throw.
“New Life follows Ben and Ava, who meet as children, marry as young adults and together face what life brings.” Bethea said.
“Audiences respond to seeing young love become something lasting and strong. We wanted to inspire audiences with love’s power, in any circumstance, to give strength and hope.”
New Life also stars Jonathan Patrick Moore (The L.A. Complex, The MistleTones) and veteran stars like Terry O’Quinn (Hawaii FiveO, Lost), Bill Cobbs (Night at the Museum, That Thing You Do) and James Marsters (Buffy the Vampire Slayer). Drew Waters (Friday Night Lights) makes his feature film directing debut with New Life, for which he recently won Best Director at the Love International Film Festival in Los Angeles.
“I was drawn in from the first scene,” said Jim Stovall, New York Times bestselling author of the Ultimate Gift. “I found myself on every possible emotional level.”
New Life – Nouvelle Vie
Directed by: Drew Waters
Starring: James Marsters, Barry Corbin, Terry O’Quinn, Erin Bethea, Bill Cobbs, Jonathan Patrick Moore, Irma P. Hall, Kelsey Formost, Brenda Jo Reutebuch
Screenplay by: Erin Bethea, Candice Irion
Production Design by: Katherine Tucker
Cinematography by: Kristopher Kimlin
Art Direction by: Prissy Lee
MPAA Rating: PG for thematic content.
Release Date: October 28, 2016