King of California
Title: King of California
Author: Mike Cahill
A man is reunited with his teenage daughter after spending years in a mental institute. When he becomes convinced that ancient treasure is buried under his home, his daughter decides to go along with his antics.
At the age of sixteen Miranda (Evan Rachel Wood) has already had to live with her share of disappointments. Abandoned by her mother she s dropped out of school and has been supporting herself as an employee at McDonald s while her father Charlie (Michael Douglas) resides in a mental institution.When Charlie is released and sent back to their home Miranda finds the relatively peaceful existence she s built for herself completely disrupted. Charlie has become obsessed with the notion that the long-lost treasure of Spanish explorer Father Juan Florismarte Garces is buried somewhere near their suburban California housing unit. Armed with a metal detector and a stack of treasure-hunting books Charlie soon finds reason to believe that the gold resides underneath the local Costco and encourages Miranda to get a job there so that they can plan a way to excavate after hours.Initially skeptical Miranda soon finds herself joining in Charlie s questionable antics in an effort to give him one last shot at accomplishing his dreams in this darkly funny exciting and surprisingly hopeful take on the modern family and the American dream.Format: DVD MOVIE Genre: COMEDY/ROMANTIC COMEDY UPC: 687797117793 Manufacturer No: FLP-11779