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Mean Dreams

Fortnight 2016, Feature film, 1h48


Mean Dreams is a thriller about a fifteen-year-old boy who steals a bag of drug money and runs away with the girl he loves while her corrupt cop father hunts them down. This coming-of-age fable brings together the desperation of life on the run and the beauty and wonder of first love.


Nathan Morlando

Nathan Morlando’s award winning debut feature, the true crime drama Citizen Gangster won TIFF’s Best First Feature award and received five Canadian Screen Awards nominations. Morlando graduated in Religious Studies and Philosophy from the University of Toronto and specialized in existential philosophy for his Master.

Bill Paxton
Colm Feore
Josh Wiggins
Sophie Nélisse

Kevin Coughlin, Ryan Grassby

Steve Cosens

Keith Elliot, Rudy Michael, Nathan Robitalle

Ronald Sanders, Sandy Pereira

Son Lux

Set decoration
Zosia Mackenzie

Woods Entertainment
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Ventes à l’étranger / Foreign sales
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Presse / Publicist
Touchwood PR

Press release


“le beau, la belle et le très méchant” – Télérama
“Une plongée glaciale dans les tréfonds du Canada” – Kombini
“une fable qui évoque le passage à l’âge adulte” – La presse
“warm applause” – The Star