A young Jewish American man endeavors to find the woman who saved his grandfather during World War II in a Ukrainian village, that was ultimately razed by the Nazis, with the help of an eccentric local.
A fresh-out-of-the-mental institution father and his emancipated teenage daughter venture together on a quest for an ancient Spanish treasure buried beneath their local Costco in this take on the modern family and the American dream. Written by
The screenplay written by Michael Cahill was entered into the 2004 American Zoetrope Screenwriting contest and though didn't win, was a finalist. See more »
Hmm...this, however, could be a DEBIT card with a MasterCard logo, which Costco does accept. See more »
[inquiring about her diorama]
Who are all the little people Miranda?
Miranda - Age 9:
Those are the bodies of the Chumash Indians, who died of Syphilis and Influenza, infected by the missionaries.
Uh, Miranda, go out in the hallway and wait for me...
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This film is about a recently released mental patient who is obsessed with finding hidden treasure mentioned by a 400 year old journal.
"King of California" is an interesting film. It starts off slow, but it the pace becomes increasingly quick along the way, and at the end the pace is too quick to grasp everything. I cannot not really understand the ending because so much happens within a short amount of time. I like Michael Douglas' portrayal as a psychotic person. He is not over the top, and yet looks and acts crazy enough. His character is likable and goofy. Evan Rachel Wood is also great in the film. This is a good piece of independent cinema. It is inspiring and heart warming I hope it gets more attention than it is having.
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