In an exciting development for the international film multi- award-winning French filmmaker Alexandre Ottoveggio has embarked on a new cinematic journey with his latest project, "Last Mile to Paradise." The film, which began production in July in New York and later moved to the Viking island of Olands in Sweden, promises to be a unique blend of cultures and storytelling techniques.

Alexandre, known for his innovative approach to filmmaking and his ability to create compelling narratives, is not only directing but also playing the lead role in "Last Mile to Paradise." This dual role showcases his versatility and commitment to bringing his vision to life. The screenplay, penned by Alexandre himself, is expected to reflect his signature style that has earned him numerous accolades over the years.

The film boasts an impressive ensemble cast of talented artists from both sides of the Atlantic. Swedish and American actors have come together under Alexandre Ottoveggio 's direction, creating a diverse and dynamic team that is sure to deliver powerful performances.

Adding another layer of depth to the film is the music composed by Andreu Jacob. A multi-time award winner himself, Jacob's stunning compositions are anticipated to enhance the emotional resonance of "Last Mile to Paradise," providing a perfect auditory accompaniment to the visual storytelling.

American actors Jeff Mofiit and Steven Komito, and Swedish actors Ralf Beck and Per Dennerporth.

Jeff Moffitt, known for his riveting performances in "Kingdom Come" and "The Watchers," has been steadily gaining recognition as a rising star. His ability to embody complex characters with depth and authenticity has earned him critical acclaim and a growing fan base.

Steven Komito, another American actor of note, has showcased his acting prowess in films such as "The Trial of the Chicago 7," "The Last of Us," and "Vengeance Served Cold." His versatility and commitment to his craft have made him a sought-after talent in the industry.

From across the Atlantic, Swedish actor Ralf Beck brings his powerful performances from "Rune of the Dead," "The Huntress," "Fear of the Woods," and "Another Day on Earth." His compelling screen presence and nuanced portrayals have made him a force to be reckoned with in international cinema.

Joining Ralf Beck is fellow Swede Per Dennerporth, a local actor from Olands who has impressed audiences with his performances in "Alien Activity," "Until Dawn," and "Breaking Soul." Dennerporth's ability to captivate viewers with his raw emotionality and depth has solidified his place in the industry.. Despite facing challenges such as limited budgets and lack of support, Alexandre Ottoveggio remains steadfast in his commitment to his craft. "It's hard to be an artist these days. You end up having zero help and support from anyone," he says. "You need to adapt to the modern times, making a film with no money. You need to be stronger and determined, no more excuses to leave the boat. You are in, and you are going forward - that's the real attitude of a filmmaker."

The Story 

Marco, a man of about 45 years old, had lived a life filled with turmoil and uncertainty. Adopted as a teenager by an American Sicilian family deeply involved in organized crime, he was raised under the watchful eye of Michael Luchini, the powerful boss of the family. Despite being considered as Michael's own son, Marco's childhood was far from idyllic.

For 25 long years, Marco faithfully served the Luchini family, carrying out their illicit activities with unwavering loyalty. However, the weight of his past and the burden of his actions began to take their toll on him. Marco reached a breaking point and made a life-altering decision – he would leave the family behind forever.

But leaving a crime organization is no easy feat. The Luchini family was notorious for its ruthlessness and its unwillingness to let anyone escape their clutches. Marco knew that he possessed valuable information that could bring down the entire organization. He understood that his departure would not be taken lightly.

Marco embarked on a journey across Europe, seeking solace and refuge from his troubled reality. He knew that he had to distance himself from everything he had ever known if he wanted to have any chance at a new life.

Marco is constantly looking over his shoulder, he couldn't shake off the feeling that he was being pursued. The Luchini family's reach extended far beyond what he had anticipated. They were relentless in their pursuit of him, determined to eliminate any trace of his existence.