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The Golden Dream

The Golden Dream 12 rating

Diego Quemada-Diez’s astounding debut feature follows four Guatemalan teenagers as they attempt to escape from the slums of Guatemala City to the bright lights of Los Angeles.

Drama 2013 108 mins

Director: Diego Quemada

Overview

Three Guatelemalan teenagers decide to undertake the perilous journey to the US in search of a better life, befriending a Tzotzil Indian boy along the way. Diego Quemada-Diez’s compassionate, moving and astounding debut feature premiered at Cannes 2013 and has gone on to win numerous awards and widespread acclaim, including the patronage of Mark Kermode who named it one of the best films of 2014.