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PROMISED LAND

by Michael Beltrami

synopsis

An unsuccessful actor is given the last chance to tell the truth about his life. Tasked by a Los Angeles TV company to film with a digital camera scenes of ordinary american life, Ethan Woodward prefers to investigate on the past of Vicky, a singer whose daughter was kidnapped 20 years ago and vanished into nothing. Woodward builds up his stories around this 'nothingness' and through them he tries to solve the mystery of this disappearance and at the same time to face the truth on his identity and his human condition.

original title: Promised Land
country: Italy, Switzerland, France
sales agent: Celluloid Dreams
year: 2003
genre: fiction
directed by: Michael Beltrami
film run: 100'
screenplay: Michael Beltrami, Francesca Demichelis
cast: Chad Smith, Giuseppe Cederna, Susan Johnston, Lalaine Vergara-Paras, Ruth Gerson
cinematography by: Alexa Ihrt
film editing: Ilaria Fraioli
art director: Fabrizio Nicora
music: Giovanni Venosta, Ruth Gerson
producer: Giovanni Saulini, Silvia Innocenzi
production: Orione Cinematografica, Istituto Luce Cinecittà, Amka Films, Lumen Film (FR)
distributor: Istituto Luce Cinecittà, Columbus Film (CH)
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