Boris Acosta | Los Angeles, CA
Producing Miracle Underground, the story of 33 Chilean miners in Hell for 70 days: www.MiracleUndergroundFilm.com I have produced 2 documentaries and one animation film based on Dante's Inferno story, featuring Jeff Conaway and Eric Roberts among over 30 artists and scholars from both the US and Italy. Dante's Inferno is the first part of Dante Alighieri's masterpiece The Divine Comedy - Inferno, Purgatorio, Paradiso, written during his exile from Florence, Italy at the beginning of the 14th century. read more It is considered the greatest Italian story and the greatest Christian story after The Gospel. Abandon All Hope is a 35-minute short film in black and white that not only pays homage to Dante Alighieri, but also to Gustave Dore, one of the best artists of all time, who illustrated the entire Divine Comedy circa 150 years ago in France. This short documentary honors Dore in a black and white film that matches his own artistic coloring style. Dante's Inferno Documented is a 2-hour unique and breakthrough feature documentary which introduces "Inferno". This film is the story of Dante Alighieri's journey through the first part of the afterlife, Inferno. It is a four-quadrant compelling film presented circle by circle in an unprecedented and unique way that no other documentary has done up until now. Dante's Inferno Documented is a visual and narrative journey to Hell told by over 30 scholars and artists who were interviewed on Dante's Inferno, in both Italy and the United States. It features over 50 black and white illustrations by Gustave Dore, over 50 original color illustrations from the upcoming Dante's Inferno comic book and magazine series and a few dramatic animations from the upcoming animation short film. Dante's Inferno Animated is a 35-minute short animation film with circles introduction by Franco Nero and narrated in Dante's own words in his primitive Italian, by Florentine Professor Riccardo Pratesi as Dante, Silvia Colloca as Beatrice, Vittorio Matteucci as Virgil, Alessia Morricone as Francesca, Arnoldo Foa as Ulysses and Adrian Paul as Count Ugolino. It is a one of a kind film which used exclusive full color illustrations that took 2 years to complete. The English version features Jeff Conaway (Circles Introduction), Eric Roberts as Dante and Vincent Spano as Virgil, Jenn Gotzon as Beatrice, Helene Cardona as Francesca, Nia Peeples as the Furies, Adrian Paul as Ulysses and Jose Rosete as Count Ugolino.
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