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Limestone Cowboy (2017)

| Drama | 2017 (Malta)
Limestone Cowboy is a human story of a family grappling with the discomforting notion of a delusional parent, Karist, who believes he has what it takes to run for office.

Director:

Abigail Mallia
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Cast

Credited cast:
Paul Portelli Paul Portelli ... Karist Camilleri (as Portelli Paul)
Paul Cilia Paul Cilia ... Tommy
Davide Tucci ... John Camilleri
Terry Camilleri ... Mr. Charles Hancock
Irene Christ Irene Christ ... Anya
Mark Doneo Mark Doneo ... Noel Camilleri
Zak Mallia Zak Mallia ... Young Karist
Joanne Busuttil Joanne Busuttil ... Doris Camilleri
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Yuric Allison Yuric Allison ... Travel Agent
Mark Doneo Mark Doneo ... Noel Camilleri
Paul Falzon Paul Falzon ... Oscar
Lee Farrugia Lee Farrugia ... Ricky
Peter Galea Peter Galea ... Father Antoine
Rachel Gilford Rachel Gilford ... Tina
Rudwan Hijazi Rudwan Hijazi ... Harley
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Storyline

To his mind Karist is The Limestone Cowboy - the heroic protagonist from a tale woven and told by his late father, Noel. To his mind he's the quintessential hero and savior from the American Wild West. But this is Malta, a lazy isle in the Mediterranean, thus to everyone else's mind Karist is unwell, a delusional village imbecile. Karist is a national celebrity and his son John loathes it. For as long as he'd care to remember John has been scaling the corporate ladder, distancing himself from his humiliating beginnings one validating rung at a time. He was doing well too until Tommy joined the fray - Tommy, the magic maker who shot John's mad father to his parabolic apex with a thundering boom for all to behold. The country watches in awe, applause and ridicule as Karist burns brilliantly while John despairs. Written by Carlos Debattista

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Country:

Malta

Language:

Maltese | English

Release Date:

2017 (Malta) See more »

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Budget:

€1,000,000 (estimated)
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Aspect Ratio:

16 : 9
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Simply brilliant
27 April 2019 | by arisfenechSee all my reviews

Amazing plot which doesn't make you distract for 1 second. Paul Portelli as Karist is absolutely magnificent! A must see!


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