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Weston Razooli

Riddle of Fire

Edition 2023
114' - 2023 - Action, Comedy, Adventure - Dialogue: English
Director: Weston Razooli With: Weston Razooli, Lio Tipton, Charles Halford
Three young rascals on a mission delve ever deeper into the imaginative world of Riddle of Fire. Invigorating and fiery, this feature debut delivers a disobedient ode to mischief and the quest of childhood.
Three Immortal Reptiles, that's what they call themselves, the daring rascals from Riddle of Fire, armed with paintball guns and motorized bicycles. Their quest for a speckled egg for a blueberry pie takes the trio on a magical quest through the enchanting land of the American state of Wyoming. Besides the one for the pie, all the ingredients are present for a contemporary fantasy adventure filled with mischievous charm. Director-screenwriter Weston Razooli's feature film debut, nominated for the Caméra d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival, brings together young and old in an enduring love for epic stories with dark edges. In the spirit of Hayao Miyazaki and The Goonies, beyond nostalgia, danger, imagination, and wonder forge a lifelong friendship. Sharp 16mm film captures the authentic performances of the child actors with a touch of melancholy.
“Taking cues from The Goonies and Stand By Me, with a healthy dose of Dungeons and Dragons(,) Razooli’s feature debut celebrates the imagination and possibility that exists in childhood, when something as simple as running an errand is elevated to mythical quest status.” - Little White Lies

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Credits

Director

Weston Razooli

With

Weston Razooli, Lio Tipton, Charles Halford

Scenario

Weston Razooli

Director of Photography

Jake L. Mitchell

Editor

Weston Razooli

Producer

David Atrakchi, Sohrab Mirmont, Weston Razooli, Lio Tipton

Production studios

ANAXIA

More information

Dialogue

English

Countries of production

United States of America

Year

2023

Filmography

Weston Razooli
Blush (short, 2012), The Book of Three Snakes (short, 2014), Trials of the Red Mystic (short, 2015), Jolly Boy Friday (short, 2016), Shades of Paradise (short, 2017), Anaxia (short, 2018), Riddle of Fire (2023)

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