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  • TBC
  • Animation, Family
  • 1988
  • 102 mins

Promised Land

Promised Land


Hancock (Gedrick) and Danny (Sutherland) are friends at their North-western high school of Ashville, but soon drift apart after graduation. A couple of years later, and Hancock,a basketball star at school, is soured by his relationship with ex-cheerleader girlfriend (Pollen)and a job with the local police force seems a come down, a compromise from the big dreams he once had. Drifter Danny had disappeared after school, but returns to town with a criminal record and a tattooed wildcat (Ryan) on his arm. Their lives are about to intersect tragically.

Cast & Connections

  • Actor: Deborah Richter, Goofy Gress, Kiether Sutherland, Jason Gedrickl, Oscar Rowland, Meg Ryan, Sandra Seacat
  • Director: Michael Hoffman
  • Writer: Michael Hoffman
  • Producer: Rick Stevenson
  • Photographer: Alexander Gruszynski, Ueli Steiger

In a nutshell

A smart and well constructed drama, the first film commissioned by the Sundance Film Festival.

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