Four Films that Challenge the American Dream

What does it mean to ‘make it’ in America? Americans value progress, prosperity, and upward mobility. We are taught that, with hard work and a positive attitude, all of us can potentially achieve our dreams and perhaps even become important people.

The following films expose some of the unfortunate byproducts of the American ethos, which include an obsession with status and a lack of connection with other human beings / the world around us. Perfect movies for a quiet Saturday night!  🙂

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