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THE ITALIANS
 


A typical Italian-American family meets their son’s new girlfriend.

 

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Welcome to Lisa Phillips Visca’s star-filled universe of feature films and plays.

2024 Feature Film: Lisa wrote and co-produced a comedy drama, THE ITALIANS, that will capture your heart. Directed and produced by Michelle Danner, ALL IN FILMS.


Play Highlights: Lisa wrote and co-produced the World Premiere of RAISE ME UP, at Santa Monica Playhouse from March to June 2013 with its highly anticipated return engagement from October to November 2016.

The World Premiere of the romantic comedy, TURNING THIRTY, at Santa Monica Playhouse from April to September 2014. The World Premiere of suspense thriller, CLIMAX, starring Rae Dawn Chong, from August 2015 and extended to June 2016. 


RAISE ME UP QUOTES: 
       “Poetic, witty true love story that sweeps you away with its passion. The cast shines!’ – BETTY WHITE
       “An unforgettable love story with humor and heart.” – MARTIN SHORT
       “A warm-hearted romance that will delight…timeless as romance itself.” – Paul Birchall, LA WEEKLY

 

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Lisa Phillips Visca

Multi-hyphenated Lisa Phillips Visca is a writer, producer, and script consultant for films, plays, and TV. She's been writing since 1996 in Los Angeles, CA. Creating from her home office as featured in THE WALL STREET JOURNAL April 28, 2017, “Working from Home?” 
 

FEATURE FILM: THE ITALIANS from acclaimed director, producer, and actress, Michelle Danner, ALL IN FILMS.


PLAYS: Theatre Palisades showcased Lisa’s plays, SOPHIA and TURNING THIRTY in 2010 and 2011 for the Palisades Playwrights Festival. She wrote and co-produced with Santa Monica Playhouse, Artistic Directors, Evelyn Rudie and Chris DeCarlo, RAISE ME UP in 2013 and 2016, TURNING THIRTY in 2014, and CLIMAX in 2015 and 2016. THE ITALIANS play will follow the movie. 

THE ITALIANS was filmed in the fall of 2023 in modern-day LA. A dream cast starring Abigail Breslin, Matthew Daddario, Lainie Kazan, Rob Estes, David DeLuise, Perrey Reeves, Olivia Luccardi, and Michelle Danner. The 2024 Film Festival Circuit launches at The Los Angeles Italia Film Festival at Grauman's Chinese Theater on March 4th, Cinequest in San Jose, CA. March 9th and Film Festivals in the US, Italy, and across Europe.

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The Italians

A typical Italian-American family meets their son’s new girlfriend.

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Turning Thirty

Two sisters give birth to two daughters on the same day. On their twenty-ninth birthday a trust kicks in when they turn thirty. A race down the aisle begins and ends with a twist.

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Be Bop A Lula

Biopic about the rock legend: Gene Vincent.

Stay tuned! for Be Bop A Lula & Fishin' Musicians

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Climax

A wealthy restaurateur who has it all, including a mistress he can't get rid of.

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Love on the Staten Island Ferry

A true story about a couple's forbidden love with their dramatic, but highly entertaining Italian-Greek family and their last day on Earth together.

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2024

Director and Producer Michelle Danner, the President of ALL IN FILMS, presents Lisa Phillips Visca's THE ITALIANS.

 

THE ITALIANS
A typical Italian-American family meets their son’s new girlfriend.
 

The World Premiere will be announced after the Film Festival Circuit.

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