Mean Dreams


In this thriller, Mean Dreams follows the courageous and spirited Jonas and fiercely stoic Casey as they embark on a journey that will change their lives forever. Fed up with the status quo of their broken and abusive homes, Jonas (Wiggins) takes the lead in their escape by stealing a bag full of drug money from Casey’s corrupt father local cop Wayne Caraway (Paxton). With the stolen cash their only means to a better life, Casey (Nélisse) joins Jonas and together they learn to con, fight, and bribe in order to survive. In the vein of Bonnie and Clyde and modern day Romeo and Juliet, MEAN DREAMS brings together the desperation of life on the run and the beauty and wonder of first love.

PRODUCTION COMPANY: Woods Entertainment

Coproduction Partner(s): Euclid 431, Tip-Top Productions, Project AMB, JoBro Production & Film Finance, Sugar Shack Productions, Scythia Films, The Coronel Group, Vigilante Pictures

DIRECTOR: Nathan Morlando

Cast/Participants: Sophie Nélisse, Josh Wiggins, Colm Feore and Bill Paxton