September 5 // California
Set to the musical and cultural touchstones of the era—Bowie, the Cure, Kerouac’s On the Road—Califórnia tells a nostalgic coming-of-age story.
The year is 1984, and Brazil is on the cusp of massive political change. Estela is a high school teenager preparing to travel to California to visit her uncle, who is a music journalist and pop-culture connoisseur.
Her big dream of visiting him in the Golden State is complicated when he suddenly returns home with an unfamiliar disease.