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Potato Dreams of America (2021)

An autobiographical dark comedy about a gay boy growing up in the Soviet Union, his mail-order bride mother and their adventurous escape to America.

Director:

Wes Hurley

Writer:

Wes Hurley
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Cast

Credited cast:
Jonathan Bennett ... Jesus Christ
Lauren Tewes ... Nina Ivanovna
Lea DeLaria ... Tamara
Dan Lauria ... John
Sophia Mitri Schloss ... Mandy
Alycia Delmore ... American Teacher
Annette Toutonghi ... Sunday School Teacher
Sera Barbieri ... Young Lena
James Grixoni ... Young John
Nicole Santora ... Carrie
Cameron Lee Price ... Potato's Lover
Darlene Sellers ... John's First Wife
Jule Johnson ... Vova
Marya Sea Kaminski ... American Lena
Gus Lanza Gus Lanza ... Fantasy Husband
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An autobiographical dark comedy about a gay boy growing up in the Soviet Union, his mail-order bride mother and their adventurous escape to America.

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Wes Hurley previously shared this story in the documentary short "Little Potato" (co-directed by Nathan Miller) which won the Jury Prize at SXSW and the VR short "Potato Dreams" which premiered at AFI. See more »

Connections

Features The Living End (1992) See more »

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I love this film
31 March 2021 | by mischa_jSee all my reviews

Disclaimer: I produced this film, but out of many films I've worked on over the years, this one is very close to my heart. So funny and touching-based on a true story of a dear friend.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 March 2021 (USA) See more »

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