30th Jul2020

Interview: Miguel Llanso on ‘Jesus Shows You the Way to the Highway’

by Stuart Wright

In his latest podcast/interview, host and screenwriter Stuart Wright talks with writer/director Miguel Llanso about his new his action/comedy/sci-fi film Jesus Shows You the Way to the Highway – which is now available to stream on the Arrow Video Channel in the UK & US!

What do you get when you cross Afro-futurism, Cold War paranoia, the dystopian world of Philip K. Dick and 60s exploitation cinema, along with a hefty dose of Lynchian surrealism? The answer: Jesus Shows You the Way to the Highway, the second feature by Miguel Llansó (Crumbs) and one of the most striking and original films you ll see all year. The year is 2035, and Special Agent Gagano (Daniel Tadesse, Crumbs) dreams of leaving the CIA to open a business with his wife Malin (Gerda-Annette Allikas). Before he can hand in his resignation, however, a strange cyber virus attacks Psychobook, the CIA s operating system, forcing Gagano to enter cyberspace via virtual reality to combat the threat. Before long, however, the virus starts to reach out into the real world, destabilising the fragile socio-political order for its own ends, and Gagano, trapped in the VR world, must find a way out before it s too late. Featuring encounters with an Irish-accented Joseph Stalin, a kung-fu-fighting Batman, and Jesus Christ himself, to name but a few, Jesus Shows You the Way to the Highway is absurd, audacious and like nothing you ve ever experienced before.

Jesus Shows You the Way to the Highway will also available on Blu Ray via Arrow Video from 14th September 2020. Pre-order here.

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