Little Potato

/ / 2018, Colonial Theatre, Short Films

2017 | USA | 13 minutes
Directors: Wes Hurley, Nathan Miller
Producers: Wes Hurley, Nathan Miller

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 until the end, this autobiographical documentary tells the inspiring and timely story of two immigrants taking on the American Dream.