Producers on the Move
21 May 2019

Shanda's River

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Shanda's River

original title:

SHANDA'S RIVER

directed by:

screenplay:

Marco Rosson, Nicola Pizzi

cinematography:

Luciano Baresi

editing:

Giorgio Galbiati

producer:

Giorgio Galbiati

production:

country:

Italy

year:

2017

film run:

90'

format:

colour

release date:

26/03/2018

festivals & awards:

  • Los Angeles Film Awards 2017: Best Horror
  • Festigious Los Angeles 2017: Best Horror, Mention Best Director
  • Medff 2017 Best Horror
  • International indipendent Film Awards 2017: Best Special, Effect Make Up
  • Alternative Film Festival 2017: Best Horror, Best Writer
  • The IndieFEST Film Awards 2017: Best Film Feature
  • World Premiere Film Awards 2017: Best Horror, Best Make Up, Best Photography, Best Editing

Emma is a university professor visiting the small northern Italian town of Voghera, who wants to carry out a study on the bizarre case of the so-called Shanda’s river.
The river was renamed after the brutal murder of a young female peasant Shanda, accused and executed for being a witch in the early 19th century. A local girl Giulia has been organizing for several years a river sightseeing tour narrating the story of the witch Shanda. Emma wants to take part of the tour but gets caught up in a curse that forces her to relentlessly repeat that same day. She’ll keep waking up in her hotel room at 4 am and constantly getting killed by two cult members (enigmatic individuals wearing a mask). Thanks to another member of the tour, Daniel Roth, Emma will unveil the secret of this curse and will resiliently try, by all means, to get out of the loop.