No Light and No Land Anywhere

Synopsis: Grieving her mother's death and her own failing marriage, Lexi boards a plane from London to Los Angeles in search of the estranged father who abandoned her when she was three years old. Based out of a seedy Hollywood motel, she follows a tenuous trail of breadcrumbs, collecting numbers and addresses in the hopes that one will lead to her father, while establishing unexpected connections along the way. A stranger in the City of Angels, Lexi's reckless searching leads to cautious discoveries in an atmospheric and introspective quest.
Genre: Drama
Director(s): Amber Sealey
Production: Factory 25
Year:
2016
75 min
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[car door opens]

[car door closes]

[footsteps]

[door closes]

You're gonna do laundry?

[keys clatter]

Can you take out your earphones?

What?

You asked me

about doing laundry.

I did do laundry.

Yeah, but you just left it

in the basket without folding.

- It's clean...

- Whatever, it's fine.

- It's fine.

- I didn't finish.

I'll do it.

- I'll just have to do it myself.

- Jesus Christ.

How's she doing?

Do you have to complain

about everything that I do?

Ethel's fine.

She's fine, like she's

sleeping?

She's fine, she's resting?

She's watching TV? What?

- What is she doing right now?

- She's sleeping.

She's fine.

She's alive.

I talked to her.

I've seen her all day.

- What did you talk about?

- We talked about...

Okay, I don't remember

if we actually talked that much.

Whatever, I-I...

My mom has

congestive heart failure.

She's not just laying around

for the fun of it.

I just need you

to fucking help me, Angie.

Like, fucking chill out.

I was chill

until I walked into the house

- and I see shit everywhere...

- Yeah, well,

I was fucking chill

before you walked

into the house.

I was relaxing...

Oh, I'm sure, because

you're high and you're drunk.

I could get

somebody else to do it.

Great. However much you're

gonna pay that other person,

'cause nobody else is gonna take

slave wages the way I do.

Well, why don't you get

a real fucking job

rather than lying

on the couch...

I have a real job.

All day smoking pot

and getting drunk?

- Go and get a fucking job!

- I have a job at night!

If you got a real job, then

we could pool money together

to hire somebody

who actually cleans up.

You're mom is dying.

I can't save her life.

That's really fucking nice.

I can't...

I can't do it on my own,

and I need your help.

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Amber Sealey

Amber Sealey is a British and American director, writer, producer, and actor. Sealey is known for her feature films A Plus D, How to Cheat, and No Light and No Land Anywhere. How to Cheat premiered at the Los Angeles Film Festival where it won the Best Performance Award. How to Cheat also won Best Narrative Film and Best Acting at the BendFilm Festival. No Light and No Land Anywhere, Sealey’s third feature, is Executive Produced by Miranda July and premiered at the Los Angeles Film Festival where it won a Special Jury Award. It also won the IndieVision Breakthrough Feature Film Award at the Twin Cities Film Festival.Sealey is known as an actor in the feature films The Good Night with Gwyneth Paltrow, Martin Freeman, and Penelope Cruz, and Big Nothing with Simon Pegg and David Schwimmer. She acted in the television show Attachments, directed by Susanna White, and Coming Up: Bed Bugs, directed by Academy Award winner Andrea Arnold.Sealey is the voice of many audio books, including How I Live Now, Penny From Heaven, Hunting Unicorns, and the acclaimed The Princess Diaries Series. more…

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