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  • The American Dream (2011)
  • Not Rated
    80 min | Drama, War
The American Dream (2011)
Not Rated
80 min | Drama, War

Armed with dreams that extend beyond their block, Luis and Ronald, two best friends from Los Angeles, videotape their last 36 hours before shipping off to Afghanistan. One hundred days before Obama's inauguration, these young men have ...See moreArmed with dreams that extend beyond their block, Luis and Ronald, two best friends from Los Angeles, videotape their last 36 hours before shipping off to Afghanistan. One hundred days before Obama's inauguration, these young men have joined the Marines together to face the obstacles and circumstances that seem to overwhelm their passage into manhood. Luis wants to be a filmmaker and Ronald wants to travel the world and raise a family. Through the lens of Luis's video camera, they capture their friends, family members and places they call home - to remember who they are and where they come from. In their darkest hour, they turn on the video camera for the last time and document the final moments of their journey home. They soon realize that their dreams and promises of a new life mean nothing in a place called War. Written by Little Plow Films See less
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Feb 2011 (United States)

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41 cast members
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Eddie Ruiz
Lloyd Lloyd   See fewer
Brittany Ballard
Tourist Tourist   See fewer
Lance Burse
Cousin Lance Cousin Lance   See fewer
Essence Caldwell
Little Niece Little Niece   See fewer
Stacy Conover
Aunt Stacy Aunt Stacy   See fewer
Angela Cook
Angela Angela   See fewer
Andy Drew
Cousin Andy Cousin Andy   See fewer
Lance Goosby
Young Luis Young Luis   See fewer
Phillip Grayson
Uncle Phillip Uncle Phillip   See fewer
Hazel Harris
Auntie May Auntie May   See fewer
Kalen Isreal
Cousin Kalen Cousin Kalen   See fewer
Kara Isreal
Cousin Kara Cousin Kara   See fewer
Trayvonne Johnson
Cousin Tray Cousin Tray   See fewer
Kimrie Lewis
Army Recruiter Army Recruiter   See fewer
Venita Metoyer
Grandma Betty Grandma Betty   See fewer
Champagne Powell
Uncle Pete Uncle Pete   See fewer
Felicia Scott
Joanie Joanie   See fewer
Bryson Thomas
Little Boy in Short Film Little Boy in Short Film   See fewer
Tomi Townsend
Auntie Tomi (as Tommie Townsend) Auntie Tomi (as Tommie Townsend)   See fewer
Dave Walker
Cousin Rick Cousin Rick   See fewer
Devon Walker
Nephew Nephew   See fewer
Donovan White
Donovan Donovan   See fewer
Jenna Willis
Actress Actress   See fewer
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