Cleveland International Film Festival } April 7 – April 20, 2021

The Emissary

Year: 2014
Country: United States
Run Time: 15 minutes

The Emissary

Margo Martindale (Emmy Award winning actress in a Drama Series, 'Justified') takes on the lead role of Natalie Ray, a mother longing for her son. Loosely based on Bellini's opera 'Norma', director Rudy Dobrev ('Morning Calm'), editor Richard Marizy (Academy Award and Golden Globe Award winning film 'La Vie en Rose') and cinematographer Daniel Katz (Academy Award winning film 'Curfew') bring the viewer on a journey of self realization, discovery and reckoning. An obsession with a young man who resembles her son leads Martindale to a surprise encounter with the stranger when he suddenly shows up at her New York City apartment. Their seemingly fortuitous meeting opens the door to a maelstrom of unpredictable realities as paths cross and lives collide.


CIFF39 Screenings

Tower City Cinemas

Monday, March 23, 2015 at 7:15 PM -
Monday, March 23, 2015 at 9:05 PM

Saturday, March 28, 2015 at 11:20 AM -
Saturday, March 28, 2015 at 12:45 AM

Shorts Program
Hollywood Shorts Program

Director
Rudy Dobrev

Producers
Rudy Dobrev, Andrea Harrison, Thomas Kaier, Doug Hall

Screenwriting
Rudy Dobrev

Cinematography
Daniel Katz

Editing
Richard Marizy

Principal Cast
Margo Martindale, Rudy Dobrev, Diane Neal, Jennifer Blakeslee, Bruce Faulk

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