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Leaves of the Tree (2016)

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A dying man struggles to discover the secret of a mystical tree's healing leaves.

Director:

Ante Novakovic

Writers:

David Healey (as D.J. Healey), Ante Novakovic
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Eric Roberts ... Patrick
Sean Young ... Sweetness
Armand Assante ... Joe Buffa
Federico Castelluccio ... Doctor Ferramonti
Kresh Novakovic ... Hank
Branko Djuric ... Old Ferramonti
Marisa Brown ... Roberta Ryan
Sarah Healey ... Danielle (as Sarah Sebastiana)
Gaetano Sciortino Gaetano Sciortino ... Don Pedro
Ozman Sirgood ... Don Diego
Patrick Gorman ... Father John Callahan
Tanja Ribic ... Nun
Colin Walker Colin Walker ... Lord William
Sewell Whitney ... Doctor Nathan
Tyler Hollinger ... Tom Max
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Storyline

Patrick Messina, a once powerful patent lawyer thrown off track by a life threatening disease is pushed out of his firm. At a meeting with his last client he encounters a doctor from rural Sicily who has discovered a "cure all" medicine made from the leaves of a centuries old Olive tree. Patrick's journey to identify the source of the tree's power uncovers a profound truth: Is it science or a secret from ancient scripture? The past, present and future intersect through the ongoing struggle of doubt, belief and faith for all that come in contact with what may or may not be a modern miracle. Written by David J. Healey Executive Producer

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There is a line between humanity and divinity....


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some thematic and suggestive material. | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA | Italy

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 October 2016 (USA) See more »

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Gogi Productions See more »
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Color

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2.35 : 1
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Sean Young and Armand Assante previously starred together in Fatal Instinct (1993). See more »

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Intrigue, Love and Redemption in Sicily
3 June 2015 | by healey-25230See all my reviews

A beautiful cinematic achievement, that briskly brings the viewer along an unusual story starting with the apostles, moving through the death of a pope, and then to an ultimate secret of a mystical tree and its wondrously healing powers. The tree brings comfort, hope, salvation and strength, and becomes the focus of a power struggle in remote Sicily.

It follows a sick patent lawyer who hopes to find health again, a corporate executive who looks for advancement, and an ancient order of priests thirsting for power. They clash under the limbs of the tree, the tree decides their fate.

A moving story and experience.


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