PARADISE is a small, modest, family-oriented film which disappeared from theaters shortly after its opening, seemingly overwhelmed by a number of higher-profile productions.
No 10-year-old likes being yanked from the familiar and plunked into the unfamiliar. And Willard Young (Elijah Woods) is no exception. His mother Rosemary (Eve Gordon) has an emergency and needs to be unencumbered for the summer and she prevails upon her old friends to house the boy at their home
in the town of Paradise. The friends are quite hesitant about accepting the responsibility of hosting the boy. Ben Reed (Don Johnson) and his wife Lily (Melanie Griffith) are still grieving and emo...