Dante's Inferno - Abandon All Hope: Extended Version
- 42 min
Dante's Inferno - Abandon All Hope, now as an extended version, is a documentary that not only pays homage to Dante Alighieri, the best Italian poet of all time, but also to Gustave Dore, one of the best artists of all time, who illustrated the entire Divine Comedy circa 150 years ago in France. This film is also a Tribute to Hollywood legend and Golden Globe nominee Jeff Conaway, who left us his great Christian legacy. The film is a narrative journey from Dante's own hand, through the worst of the afterlife, Inferno. It is a chronological descent to the deepest of Hell, circle by circle to the exit into Purgatory. This version also includes selected clips from L'Inferno - 1911, the first Italian feature film in history. Dante's Inferno - Abandon All Hope features over 20 artists and scholars from both the United States and Italy. This movie boasts a fine array of international and renowned talents, such as Jeff Conaway (Grease), Vittorio Matteuci (Dante - Divine Comedy Opera), Armand Mastroianni (The Celestine Prophecy), Lalo Cibelli (Virgil - Divine Comedy Opera), Stella Stevens (General Hospital), Paul Lynch (Star Trek, Xena), Diane Salinger (Batman Returns), Jsu Garcia (Spiritual Warriors), Vanna Bonta (Beauty and the Beast), Gianmario Pagano (Playwriter - Divine Comedy Opera), Marty Kove (Karate Kid), Jenn Gotzon (Yes Man, Frost/Nixon), Patrick Kilpatrick (Minority Report, Under Siege 2: Dark Territory) among many others.