The spectacular sights of Hungary will bring Lewis Carroll’s Wonderland to life in Get Lost, a major US-Hungarian co-production.
Lewis Carroll‘s Alice‘s Adventures in Wonderland was published on November 26, 1865 and has since been made into several films. Now Budapest provides the wonderland for the latest adaptation, “Get Lost”.
Daniela Amavia‘s film will be shot in Budapest‘s Fisherman’s Bastion, Heroes’ Square, the Gellért Hotel, Vajdahunyad Castle, and at the Operetta Theatre, among others.
From folk music to the many traits of Hungarian culture, “Get Lost” brings together unique Hungarian values.
The protagonist of the story is a young girl, Alicia, who decides to fulfill her mother’s last wish at any cost. However, Alicia encounters many difficulties and adventures on her journey and soon finds herself faced with the biggest decision of her life: whether to live her life in reality or in Wonderland.
The film will star James Cromwell, Ella Bleu Travolta – daughter of John Travolta and Kelly Preston -, Abigale Corrigan, Jan Luis Castellanos, Edouard Philipponnat and Márk Márfi.
The film is produced by Michael Mendelsohn and István Major the executive producer is Natalie Perrotta. The National Film Institute has approved production funding of HUF 180 million for the film.
Shooting is scheduled to start at the end of July and the premiere is expected next summer.