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California Dreams (2017)

A journey into the hallucination of cinema.

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A journey into the hallucination of cinema.

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The other side of the American dream.

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California Dreams (2017) is the fifth film collaboration between Cory Zacharia and director Mike Ott. See more »

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References Lancaster, CA (2015) See more »

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Seoul
Written by Edda Rún Ólafsdóttir, Hildur Ársælsdóttir, María Huld Markan Sigfúsdóttir and Sólrún Sumarliðadóttir
Performed by Amiina
Courtesy of Ever Records
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