|Director: Diego Quemada-Diez||Country: Guatemala/Spain/Mexico|
|Cast: Brandon López, Rodolfo Domínguez, Karen Martínez||Duration: 108mins|
Three Guatemalan teenagers, Sara, Juan and Samuel are trying to make their way into the US. Desperate to escape the poverty of Guatemala City, Sara cuts her hair and binds her breasts to pose as a boy and joins Juan and Samuel on the arduous journey.
Director Diego Quemada-Díez has frequently worked with Ken Loach and the British director’s influences are clear with *_The Golden Dream_*’s use of a brilliant non-professional cast and the unwavering compassion for the hardship of the less fortunate.