The Royal Road

A cinematic essay in defense of remembering, The Royal Road offers up a primer on Junipero Serra's Spanish colonization of California and the Mexican American War alongside intimate reflections on nostalgia, the pursuit of unavailable women, butch identity and Alfred Hitchcock's Vertigo — all against a contemplative backdrop of 16mm urban California landscapes, and featuring a voiceover cameo by Tony Kushner.

- Synopsis provided by CinemaSource

Credits

Director:

  • Jenni Olson

Cast:

  • Tony Kushner
  • Jenni Olson

Writer:

  • Jenni Olson

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