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The American Dream is an Immigrant's Nightmare. Immediately after the Sept. 11th attacks, US authorities begin their crackdown on migrant communities. Dante, the intellectual who is trying to help supply aging boxer Amado false documents while Salome, a war bride yearns for home; these three Filipinos try to survive in a paranoid New York City.

Awards & Festivals:

BEST PICTURE - International Panorama of Independent Filmmakers (Greece, 2006) 

  • Year
  • Language
    English, Filipino
  • Country
    United States, Philippines
  • Director
    Sari Raissa Lluch Dalena & Keith Sicat
  • Screenwriter
    Sari Raissa Lluch Dalena & Keith Sicat
  • Producer
    Sari Raissa Lluch Dalena & Keith Sicat
  • Filmmaker
    Sari Raissa Lluch Dalena & Keith Sicat
  • Cast
    Joel Torre, Arthur Acuña, Chin Chin Gutierrez
  • Cinematographer
    Eun-ah Lee & Una Lee
  • Editor
    Keith Sicat
  • Composer
    Kinan Azmeh
  • Sound Design
    Kwesi Davis, Emmanuel Migrino, Jennifer Berklich
  • Music
    Roberto Aves, Kinan Azmeh, Grace Nono