RIDDLE OF FIRE
Merging western grit with fairy dust on vintage 16MM film, Weston Razooli’s pitch-perfect RIDDLE OF FIRE is a wildly offbeat and bizarro reimagining of a children’s adventure film, bursting with nostalgia. When the notorious pipsqueaks of the Three Immortal Reptiles gang aren’t cruising on dirt bikes and shooting paintball guns, Hazel, Alice, and Jodie love playing video games. After obtaining the latest hit game by questionable means, the foul-mouthed adolescents face the ultimate challenge: a password-protected TV. In exchange for the coveted password, the three are sent on a quest across the plains of Ribbon, Wyoming, to obtain a mythical speckled egg for their mother’s blueberry pie. An unforgettable adventure ensues, filled with danger, heroic feats, magical princesses, and even a run-in with the Enchanted Blade Gang that will change their lives forever. The first-time filmmaker’s spirited dialogue and unique vision is given an authentic touch from the three wonderful leads, ensuring that even a flubbed line or two doesn’t mean game over.
CAST: Lio Tipton, Charles Halford, Charlie Stover, Lorelei Olivia Mote
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