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Multi-award Winning Italian Drama, "Lucania - Land, Blood, and Magic" to be distributed by BWC Films in North America

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"Where Nothing is How It Seems" "A Contemporary Western for a Magical Land" Best Foreign Film Houston WorldFest Bart World Communications, Ltd
Best Foreign Film, Houston WorldFest, and Best Environmental Thematic Film, The Social World Festival called by critics, "Beautiful" and a "Powerful Drama!"

LAS VEGAS & HOLLYWOOD, Calif. - TelAve -- BWC Films has acquired US and Canada distribution rights to the award-winning drama Lucania - Land, Blood, and Magic by Italian director Gigi Roccati. The film stars Joe Capalbo and Angela Fontana.

Best Actor Social World Festival, has worked with directors Peter Greenaway, Abel Ferrara, and Mel Gibson (The Passion of the Christ). Fontana (Indivisible), is one of Italy's rising stars of the new generation of performers highly acclaimed by critics and audiences alike.  Macro Leonardi (Cinema Paradiso - Oscar Winner for Best Foreign Film; Like Water for Chocolate and Once Upon a Time in Mexico), and Maia Morgenstern, (The Passion of the Christ, European Best Actress of the Year), are featured cast members.

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Lucania - Land, Blood, and Magic is the story of a farmer who kills a man poisoning his fields after a fight to defend their land from those who want to pollute and destroy. He escapes to the mountains with his mute wild daughter who has the gift of seeing her dead mother. Their journey is an incursion into their ancestry of the rugged, magical southern Italian highlands in a Mediterranean western drama that hits the heart like a rifle shot. Lucania, "Where Nothing is How it Seems."

describes his approach to directing as "crafting a collective experience that should go straight to the heart, like a bullet." His feature film debut was the award-winning film Babylon Sisters. His film The Road to Kabul, received awards from RAI and the Ministry of Defense as Best War Documentary, Italian Television 2013.

Lucania is a Fabrique Entertainment production from producers Giovani Capalbo and Renata Di Leone in association with Moliwood Films and Rai Cinema. Production collaboration provided by Mibac, Basilicata Region, Lucania commission of Film, and Matera-Basilicata 2019, awarded as European Capital of Culture.

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About BWC Films
BWC Films, (a Bart World Communications company) is a Las Vegas-based film production and distribution company founded on 30 years of storytelling success in the entertainment industry. BWC Films provides a curated portfolio of world cinema films with compelling stories that are discussion starters for positive social change. CEO Bernard Stewart says, "the emotional power of film can inspire positive social change that comes from understanding issues and finding collective solutions."

Release Date: October 21, 2019.
Booking info: https://www.lucaniathefilm.com/news

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