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Where The Road Runs Out Becomes First Feature Film To Be Filmed In Equatorial Guinea

History is being made with “Where The Road Runs Out,” directed by Rudolf Buitendach (“Dark Hearts”) and starring Ivorian born actor and Cesar award winner Isaach De Bankole (“Casino Royale,” “The Diving Bell and The Butterfly”), Saturn award nominee Juliet Landau (“Buffy The Vampire Slayer,” “Ed Wood”) and South African actor and SAG nominee Stelio Savante (“A Million Colours,” “Ugly Betty”). The film is the first feature film to be shot in Equatorial Guinea.

The film is produced by Dutch production company Firenze Film, and is being filmed not only in Equatorial Guinea, but also Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands and Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa through June and July. The film is also produced by Wilco Bout and line producer Karin S De Boer (“Black Book”). David Hughes (“A Night At The Museum With McFly”)has penned the script, based on a story by Robert Mann and Krystle Stok. Below are some images of the main cast.

Here’s the official synopsis of the film:

In WHERE THE ROAD RUNS OUT (Field Station Africa), A Rotterdam based respected scientist and lecturer (Isaach De Bankole) has grown weary of the world of academia. The sudden death of an old friend who has been running a field research station in Africa gives him the incentive he needs to turn his back on his academia and return to his African roots. Arriving in Equatorial Guinea he finds the field station in a state of disrepair. Through a local boy Jimi, his jaded eyes are opened to the possibilities of life in this rich and colorful place. Jimi also introduces him to Corina (Juliet Landau) who runs the local orphanage and a tentative but heartfelt romance begins. With the unexpected ar rival of George’s old friend Martin (Stelio Savante), George discovers there are many obstacles on the road to redemption…and many more where the road runs out.

(Featured: Isaach De Bankole)

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Monique Jones blogs about race and culture in entertainment, particularly movies and television. You can read her articles at Racialicious, and her new site, COLOR . You can also listen to her new podcast, What would Monique Say.

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