“Where the Road Runs Out,” the first film to ever shoot in Equatorial Guinea, has been released on Netflix (in the USA); its debuted on the popular streaming platform just 2 days ago, on August 1st, so many more of you can now watch it.
Directed by Rudolf Buitendach and starring Isaach De Bankole, Juliet Landau, Stelio Savante and Sizo Motsoko, the multiple award-winning drama, which was lensed in Equatorial Guinea, South Africa and the Netherlands, follows a Rotterdam-based respected scientist and lecturer named George (played by Bankole) who has grown weary of the world of academia. The sudden death of an old friend who has been running a field research station in Equatorial Guinea gives him the incentive he needs to turn his back on 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 named Jimi, his jaded eyes are opened to the possibilities of life there. Jimi also introduces him to Corina (Juliet Landau) who runs the local orphanage, as a tentative but heartfelt romance begins. With the unexpected arrival 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.
In addition to Netflix USA, the film will also become available on Netflix in the UK, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and English speaking African countries.
The deal was brokered by US Distribution/Production Company Fairway Film Alliance and Ocean Avenue Entertainment (Chris Bueno).
Watch the film’s trailer below, and then add it to your Netflix queue.