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Project of the Day: Before Adam & Eve Was the Myth of Lilith — ‘Go in the Wilderness’

Project of the Day: Before Adam & Eve Was the Myth of Lilith -- 'Go in the Wilderness'

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“Go in the Wilderness”

Tweetable Logline: Adam had a wife before Eve: this is her story. “Go in the Wilderness” reinterprets the myth of Lilith, the real first woman.

Elevator Pitch: “Go in the Wilderness” reinterprets the myth of Lilith, Adam’s rebellious first mate. After escaping the Garden of Eden Lilith meets a mysterious guardian bound to return her home. The two set out, neither knowing the way, and forge an uneasy alliance on their journey. Once back in the Garden, they meet Adam and his new mate Eve, and realise that all is not as it seems in Paradise… Shot against the striking backdrop of Quebec’s remote North Coast, “Go in the Wilderness” presents a bold new version of the myth of creation.

Production Team:

Writer/Director: Elza Kephart
Producer: Patricia Gomez Zlatar
Executive Producer: Christine Falco
Director of Photography: Glauco Bermudez
Editor: Mirenda Ouellet
Costume Designer: Henry Fong
Art Director: Mathieu Giguere
Composer: Robert Marcel Lepage
Sound Designer: Martin Pinsonnault (C.R.A.Z.Y., Young Victoria)

About the Production: Director Elza Kephart says, “I read about the myth of Lilith in college and it immediately stirred something in me. I felt drawn to the journey of this woman who, despite finding herself alone in the world, resolutely sticks to her independence rather than live a life of conformity and boredom. I decided to new breathe life into this little known tale and, being fiercely independent myself, set out to make this film on my own. So with savings, credit cards, and financial support from family and friends, I shot this project in the Wilderness of Quebec, 750 miles from Montreal.”

Current Status: In post-production. Picture edit complete, raising funds for music and post-production sound.

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