Candiland (2016)

 |  Drama, Romance, Thriller  |  2016 (USA)
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Peter, a failed tennis star, is struggling to rebuild his life after a car accident forces the end of his career. Angry at the world's consumerist values and his controlling father, Arnie, ... See full summary »



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Credited cast:
Peter / The King
Tess / The Queen
Arnie / God
Leesha (as Lori Ann Triolo)
Doctor / Charles
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Forensic Officer Jane
Officer Wise
Detective Anderson
Shop Girl
Officer Bauer
Don's Lover
Announcer 1
J.B. Bivens ...
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Peter, a failed tennis star, is struggling to rebuild his life after a car accident forces the end of his career. Angry at the world's consumerist values and his controlling father, Arnie, who he blames for being absent during his mother's dying days, Peter is desperately searching for a moment's peace. In an attempt at normality, he heads to a bar for a night out, where he encounters recently divorced and grieving Tess, abandoned and lonely. Finding solace in each other's brokenness, they withdraw to Peter's apartment and begin a sensual love affair. Days of bliss pass by, and when Tess reluctantly tries to leave to deal with the aftermath of her divorce, Peter proposes an idea: isolate themselves in his apartment to create their own reality - CANDiLAND. Now cut off from the world, the tormented lovers embark on a dogmatic quest for a higher existence. But their possessive love descends into a surreal savagery as Arnie attempts to reconnect with his son and put an end to CANDiLAND. Written by Motorcycle Boy Productions

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