What’s American: An Odyssey to 1947 about?
“Following the rise and fall of Orson Welles, whereas interweaving tales of numerous people amidst the backdrop of the Nice Melancholy, World Conflict II, and the dropping of the atomic bomb, director’ Danny Wu’s American: An Odyssey to 1947 sheds gentle on the defining moments that formed the destinies of the topics, and the nation’s collective consciousness,” reads the movie’s official synopsis.
“Within the early Nineteen Forties, director Orson Welles navigates his meteoric Hollywood rise. As WWII begins, a Japanese American boy visits overseas, and an African American soldier enlists within the military. Because the story heads in the direction of 1947, every character follows their very own ambitions seeking their American id. The tone of the movie is cut up into two halves, with the primary half being in regards to the romantic rise of a terrific American director, and the second half transitioning into the realities of race and life within the Jim Crow period. Ultimately, as one American returns house, one other American is pressured into exile.”
American: An Odyssey to 1947 was written, directed, edited, and produced by Danny Wu.