American: An Odyssey to 1947

American: An Odyssey to 1947

25th TiDF: International Premiere

In the 1940s, Orson Welles navigates his meteoric Hollywood rise. As WWII begins, an American boy visits abroad, and an American soldier enlists. A complex, elaborate collection of stories leading to the year 1947, immersing the audience in the era like never before, through rare archival footage, and innovative 3D modeling. Discover the humble beginnings and hidden secrets of one of cinema’s most iconic directors, and how he shaped the culture of Hollywood as we know it.

Screening Schedule

No physical screenings scheduled.

Available at the Agora Market TiDF25

Direction: Danny Wu
Script: Danny Wu
Cinematography: Danny Wu
Editing: Danny Wu
Sound: Justin Aucoin
Music: Sean William
Production: Maple Road Pictures
Producers: Danny Wu, Shania Kumar
Executive producer: Laura Williams, Josephine Zohny, Jessica Wu
Format: DCP
Color: Color, B/W
Production Country: Canada
Production Year: 2022
Duration: 102'
Contact: Maple Road Pictures

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