John Bartlett

Beyond A Distant Sea – TV Series

Beyond A Distant Sea – TV Series

By on Jan 14, 2012 in Projects | 1 comment

The Back Story to the TV series concerns Paul, a young Australian priest who arrives in the Philippines, in 1971, as Martial Law is proclaimed by President Marcos. His idealism exposes him to first-hand experiences of violence and corruption, to injustices, and above all to the heroism of Filipinos during this extraordinary period of Philippine history. And, in his personal life, Paul has to confront the loneliness of the celibate foreign cleric, living alone in the tropical fecundity of Mindanao….The story for the series starts 35 years later in Venice Beach California, where Paul has a new life and a new identity. The project has a US producer attached and is under development.

The story is in development with



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  1. I am looking forward to the movie John, should be terrific, Congratulations

    Lorraine Lee

    July 13, 2012

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