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WHERE THE ROAD RUNS OUT (South Africa/Equatorial Guinea) – GUESTS
May 7, 2016 @ 9:20 am to approx. 11:45 am
COACHELLA VALLEY PREMIERE
RUDOLF BUITENDACH – Editor, Director, Producer
STELIO SAVANTE – Actor
George, a scientist living in Rotterdam is growing wary of the world of academia. The sudden death of an old friend is the incentive he needs to return to his African roots where he takes over a dilapidated field station in the jungle of Equatorial Guinea. There he meets an orphan boy with a sunny disposition who opens George’s wary eyes to this colorful place. The boy plays matchmaker between George and the lady who runs the local orphanage and all seems rosy until an old friend of George’s shows up out of nowhere to throw their lives into disarray as George discovers there are many obstacles on the road to redemption and a few more where the road runs out.
The film stars French Oscar (Cesar) Winner and International Star Isaach De Bankolé (Casino Royale, Cavalry, 24, Manderlay,Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai and Chocolat), Juliet Landau (Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Angel and Ed Wood) and South African star and SAG Nominee & American Movie award winner Stelio Savante (The Making of The Mob: New York, Eisenstein in Guanajuato and A Million Colours).
The indie picture won Best Narrative Feature at the San Diego Film Festival and Best Director & Lead Actor at the Sunscreen Film Festival. It has also been featured at the Pan African film festival, AFI Silver and Heartland film festivals where it was well received.
Running Time: 93 minutes
Genre: Drama | Family | Romance