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California Dreaming

TIFF.18 - What's Up Doc?

California Dreaming TIFF.18

Category: What's Up Doc?
Director: Fabrizio Maltese
Cast: Jean-Paul LeBlanc, Jennifer Wood, Norm Hill, Vic Carmona
Duration: 105 min.
Country: Luxembourg
Year: 2019

California City, in the Mojave Desert, is the third largest city in the state of California by area. In the 1950s, it was imagined as a new metropolis to rival Los Angeles, though now it is a low-income community of just 14,000 souls. Through the intimate portrayal of some of the city’s current inhabitants, California Dreaming explores how the American Dream has evolved over the decades since the town’s grandiose inception.

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