EMMANUEL
A FEATURE FILM
(IN PRE-PRODUCTION)
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EMMANUEL is a riches to rags story, set in a remote mountainous region of Colombia:  
It's 2010.  The father of two wealthy children suddenly goes missing, forcing the children to live with their impoverished relatives in a tiny rural village.  
 
The children build a growing relationship with both the townsfolk and their shy but precocious cousin Emmanuel:  All conspire to bring the children's father home.
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EMMANUEL
EMMANUEL

EMMANUEL FAMILY
EMMANUEL FAMILY

EDGARDO AND SON
EDGARDO AND SON

EMMANUEL
EMMANUEL

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SALENTO
SALENTO

EMMANUEL'S HOME
EMMANUEL'S HOME

BEDROOM, CALI
BEDROOM, CALI

SALENTO
SALENTO

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PHOTOS:  MAIN CHARACTERS
PHOTOS:  MAIN LOCATIONS
PRIMARIA (EXAMPLE NARRATIVE NONFICTION)
EMMANUEL (FICTION)
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Crew of one.  (Me)
Shot on-the-fly.  No set-ups.
Principal photography took four years.
Cinematic language prioritized over word language.
Crew of ten.
Scenes will be set-up, directed.  With some improvisation.
Principal photography will take five weeks.
Cinematic language prioritized over word language.