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No Light and No Land Anywhere

(feature film)

With hopes of finding her long lost father, an enigmatic British woman embarks on a surreal journey through the underbelly of Los Angeles.

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, beginning with his aging former in-laws, collecting numbers and addresses in the hopes that one will lead to her father. Along the way, she establishes other unexpected connections: her father's ailing former second wife, her bitter half-sister Tanya, and her caregiver girlfriend, and two local barflies. A stranger in the City of Angels, Lexi’s reckless searching leads to cautious discoveries in this atmospheric and introspective quest. No Light and No Land Anywhere is an assured exploration of the ties that bind us to (and unbind us from) the people we love, and to the people we wish would love us back.

No Light and No Land Anywhere has the potential to further cement Sealey’s reputation as one of the most promising directors of female-driven stories working the U.S today.
— IndieWire
...a zing not only of originality, but of daring. Ms. Sealey navigates power through nudity, physically and psychologically exposing her male subjects while allowing her female protagonist to remain an enigma.
— NY Times
Quietly absorbing… impressionistic… One-to-watch Sealey has a quiet faith in the false starts and flubbed exits of real life… Brockis is a powerful presence… shimmery, handheld camerawork keeps bringing us back to her, as if magnetized.
— Variety
… a brilliant, beautiful testament to the power of two wild card women in Hollywood
— iD / Vice
Deeply intimate and raw.. unflinching
— Nylon
Powerful journey … Stunning
— Makers
Extraordinary.. provocative...
— The Moveable Fest
Haunting
— Albuquerque Journal
Daring, brash and uninhibited.
— Starpulse
Riveting
— Filmmaker
Exciting, tense
— Criterion Cast
Strangely lovely
— Awards Circuit
Bold
— Los Angeles Daily News
Hypnotic, reaching deep into our souls… the film is intimate and inescapable... can’t be missed.
— Chrome Yellow
Amber Sealey may be the most bold low budget filmmaker working today
— Time Warner Cable Central