We are a motion pictures production company based in the United States and with the sole purpose of producing documentaries, animations and feature films based on Dante Alighieri's literary masterpiece The Divine Comedy. Dante's Inferno is the first part of Dante Alighieri's masterpiece The Divine Comedy - Inferno, Purgatorio, Paradiso, written during his exile from Florence, Italy at the beginning of the 14th century. It is considered the greatest Italian story and the greatest Christian story after The Gospel.
Dante's Inferno - Abandon All Hope, introduced in the Cannes Film Festival in 2008, is a 40-minute short film in black and white that not only pays homage to Dante Alighieri, but also to Gustave Dore, one of the best artists of all time, who illustrated the entire Divine Comedy circa 150 years ago in France. This short documentary honors Dore in a black and white film that matches his own artistic coloring style.
Dante's Inferno Animated, introduced in the Cannes Film Festival in 2010, is a 38-minute short animation film in both primitive Italian and formal modern English. It is a one of a kind film which used exclusive full color illustrations that took 2 years to complete. The Italian version features Franco Nero (circles introduction) and is recited in Dante's own words by Florentine Professor Riccardo Pratesi as Dante, Silvia Colloca as Beatrice, Vittorio Matteucci as Virgil, Alessia Morricone as Francesca, Veronica De Laurentiis as The Furies, Arnoldo Foa as Ulysses, Marco Bonini as Guido da Montefeltro and Adrian Paul as Count Ugolino. The English version features Jeff Conaway (Circles Introduction), Eric Roberts as Dante, Vincent Spano as Virgil, Jenn Gotzon as Beatrice, Helene Cardona as Francesca, Nia Peeples as the Furies, Adrian Paul as Ulysses and Jose Rosete as Count Ugolino.
Inferno Dantesco Animato, introduced in the Cannes Film Festival in 2012, is the first film in history to not only be narrated (recited) in primitive Italian but also in Dante Alighieri's own poetic words. Dante (Riccardo Pratesi) goes on a journey through the first part of the afterlife, Inferno. Virgil (Vittorio Matteucci) receives a mission from Beatrice (Silvia Colloca, voice - Lucia Checchi, model) to guide Dante through every circle of Hell until they escape into Purgatory. Also featuring, in order of appearance, Franco Nero (introduction to Circles), Alessia Morricone (Francesca), Veronica De Laurentiis (Furies), Arnoldo Foa (Ulysses), Marco Bonini (Guido da Montefeltro) and Adrian Paul (Count Ugolino).
Dante's Inferno Documented is a 2-hour unique and breakthrough feature documentary which introduces "Inferno". This film is the story of Dante Alighieri's journey through the first part of the afterlife, Inferno. It is a four-quadrant compelling film presented circle by circle in an unprecedented and unique way that no other documentary has done up until now. Dante's Inferno Documented is a visual and narrative journey to Hell told by over 30 scholars and artists who were interviewed on Dante's Inferno, in both Italy and the United States. It features over 50 black and white illustrations by Gustave Dore, over 50 original color illustrations from the upcoming Dante's Inferno comic book and magazine series and a few dramatic animations from the animation short films.