DREAMS OF STARLIGHT

By Dan HERTZOG

IN THE WEE HOURS - as PROD

Drama - Development 2020

A young Mongolian herdswoman flees her abusive relationship to pursue her passion for performing – only to see her longtime Hollywood dreams realized by her daughter.

    • Year of production
    • 2020
    • Genres
    • Drama, Romance, LGBT
    • Countries
    • MONGOLIA, USA
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH, MONGOLE
    • Director(s)
    • Dan HERTZOG
    • Producer(s)
    • Dan HERTZOG (IN THE WEE HOURS), Ganna SANJPERENLEI HERTZOG (IN THE WEE HOURS)
    • Synopsis
    • DREAMS OF STARLIGHT follows the life of Saran, a young herdswoman who flees her abusive relationship to pursue her passion for performing during the fall of Communism in 1990s Mongolia. Through the aid of her longtime best friend, she finds her way to Guam where she works to send money to the mother and daughter she left behind. After years of supporting herself and her family, she marries a United States Air Force pilot and sends for her daughter, Marlaa, to live with them in Guam. When a teenage Marlaa uncovers her stepfather’s secrets, she ushers Saran to Los Angeles where the two can live together in peace. That is, until Saran falls victim to liver disease and her dreams of performing dissipate as her fight for survival takes hold.
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