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My American Dream


Natasa Warasch dreams of moving to America to become an actress but is in for a rude awakening in this comedic, yet dramatic, documentary.

  • Rich Varville
    Break of Dawn, Beaver Creek, Dead Man Walking
  • Natasa Warasch
  • Natasa Warasch
    Key Cast
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  • Runtime:
    1 hour 30 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    January 31, 2020
  • Production Budget:
    7,500 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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Director Biography - Rich Varville

Rich Varville is a San Diego based filmmaker and recording artist that gained notoriety from his unique style of story-based, cinematic, music films. In addition, he produces and directs
narrative, industrial, and documentary films through his company RSVP FILMS.

Originally from Colorado Springs, Colorado, he studied media production at Pikes Peak College before relocating to San Diego and studying psychology at Palomar College in San Marcos, CA.
These two very different studies eventually lead to his vision of creating thought provoking films that illustrate the human condition.

Rich has written and recorded several albums, both as artist and engineer, has over 1000 live performances, and appeared as a performer in several music videos. With more than twenty
five years experience working with clients and artists he has honed his skills as a writer; director; editor; and sound designer.

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Director Statement

My American Dream is a fun, and at the same time a heartbreaking, ride through the story of Natasa's dream of coming to America to become an actress. I feel her story resonates with the human spirit of facing a challenge and overcoming the odds. Never give up on your dream.