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LAND OF THE BLIND

by Robert Edwards

synopsis

A satiric and timely political drama about terrorism, revolution, and the power of memory. In an unnamed place and time, an idealistic soldier named Joe strikes up an illicit friendship with a political prisoner named Thorne, who eventually recruits him into a bloody coup d'etat. But in the post-revolutionary world, what Thorne asks of Joe leads the two men into bitter conflict, spiraling downward into madness until Joe's co-conspirators conclude that they must erase him from history.

international title: Land of the Blind
original title: Land of the Blind
country: United Kingdom, United States
year: 2006
genre: fiction
directed by: Robert Edwards
film run: 101'
cast: Ralph Fiennes, Donald Sutherland, Tom Hollander, Lara Flynn Boyle, Marc Warren, Ron Cook, Laura Fraser, Miranda Raison
cinematography by: Emmanuel Kadosh
film editing: Ferne Pearlstein
art director: Judy Farr
costumes designer: Phoebe De Gaye
music: Guy Farley
producer: Jon Avnet, Cerise Hallam
production: Avnet/Kerner Productions, Bauer Martinez Studios, Defender Production
distributor: Indies Film Distribution
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