Directed by Wes Hurly & Nathan M. Miller // World Premiere, 2017 South by Southwest Film Festival / Short Docs, Grand Jury Award //
Cinema Eye Honors 2018 Shorts List


Struggling to survive in the USSR during the turbulent years of Perestroika, Elena and her young gay son escape into the world of pirated American movies. But soon the movies are not enough and Elena decides to become a mail- order-bride and discover America for herself. Saving its most unexpected twist till the end, this is an inspiring and timely story of two immigrants' take on the American Dream.

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