** "God's Good Pleasure" (2006/USA/18.5 mins), Directed/Written/Produced by Dawn Westlake; Cinematography & Editing by The Moser Brothers; Music by Gregory Johnson; Starring: Davide Del Degan*, Dawn Westlake, Susan Phemister, Manfred Phemister & Abraham Diana. (**This film is Rated R**)
Synopsis: Massimo Belcuore is an Italian serial killer on the lam. Luz Tiburón is a rogue CIA operative on vacation in Italy. They “meet cute” at an ‘archaeological dig site’, and begin a short but memorable love affair. God’s Good Pleasure explores the similarities and differences between old-fashioned anti-social behavior and modern day government-sponsored torture.
"God's Good Pleasure" has played in 40 film festivals, including a special presentation at the Fellini Foundation in Italy. It won Best Actress (Dawn Westlake) and was a Grand Prix Finalist in Amori in Corto in Rome in 2008. In 2007, it won the Beijing Golden Duck Award for Best Medium-Length Narrative Film. It also received Best Actress and Best Foreign Short nominations at the ECU Film Festival in Paris in 2007.
(*Davide Del Degan is a 2004 Globo d'Oro Winner and 2004 Donatello nominee for his film "Interno 9".)