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Tweetable Logline: A vengeful father unleashes a killer, and a fugitive grandmaster must summon his inner warrior to protect the people he loves.
Elevator Pitch: Saigon, 1973. A boy discovers a dead body on the side of a dirt road. He bravely chooses to lead authorities to the murderer. This decision will haunt him until the end of his days. Present day, America. Now a fully realized grandmaster in exodus, Adam Nguyen is a stranger in a strange land. He must overcome prejudice, summon his inner warrior, and battle to protect his adopted home, and the ones he loves. Light Age Films presents Eyes of the Roshi. A gritty script, beautiful cinematography, and superb direction punctuate this full length feature film.
Jon Mark Nail – Director / Writer
Joseph Baum – Writer
Adam Nguyen – Executive Producer / Actor
Austin Burnette – DP
Steve Strickland – Editor
Ethan Marten – Producer / Actor
About the film: The inspiration and origination of the movie comes from Grandmaster Nguyen’s own royal family lineage – a form of yoga and karate-do they have been teaching for 1,000 years in Vietnam…and now, America. Grandmaster Adam will reveal secret techniques of practice once reserved only for Kings, royals, top generals and warriors!
Current Status: Pre-production and fundraising for improved production value.
For more information and to support this project: Kickstarter Page
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