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Lake Los Angeles
American Spirit: Desert
Lake Los Angeles
Mike Ott
Drama | USA, Greece | 2014 | 85 min
Date & Time
18:00 - Sat. 13 Jun 2015
MK2 Grand Palais - S.1

Francisco, a middle-aged Cuban immigrant who left his wife and child behind in Cuba, supplements his income by providing shelter to undocumented immigrants. He strikes a bond with Cecilia, an introverted 10-year old Mexican girl who lost her mother as they were making their way up north. But when she is deceived by her coyote, Cecilia escapes to the Mojave Desert, turning her new surroundings into a magical world.


Mike Ott - Director
Mike Ott - Screenplay
Atsuko Okatsuka - Screenplay
Atsuko Okatsuka - Producer
Frederick Fulton Henry Thornton - Producer


Corina Calderon
David Ury
Roberto 'Sanz' Sanchez
Erika Flores


Mike Ott studied under Thom Andersen at the California Institute of the Arts where he received his Masters of Fine Arts degree in Film/Video. His feature film, Littlerock, won numerous awards, including the Audience Award at the 2010 AFI Fest, a Gotham Award, and in 2011, Mike won an Independent Spirit Award for "Someone to Watch". In 2014 Mike released Lake Los Angeles (2014) which is the third film in his Antelope Valley desert trilogy which also includes: Littlerock (2010) and Pearblossom Hwy (2012).

Year : 2014
Country : USA, Greece
Runtime : 85 min
Language : Spanish
Colour : Colour