With only a few hundred years of history within the Modern Era the United States of America seem now to be facing the decay of their time as a model of civilisation.

More significant than the predictable economic defeat against asian markets, the American way of life is no longer a miraculous recipe for success and well- being.

I personally belong to a generation that has grown surrounded by images, jingles and stories imported from the United States of as valuable cultural assets and now I see how all these models are starting to get rusty. 

Documentary projects are normally expected to give a vision of reality with certain accuracy, but in this case it is almost impossible to remain impartial and not to start working on one´s opinion at the basis. 

I admit this is just a portrait of a nation builton my own disenchantment, which I guess is common in all of those who have grown up watching Hollywood moviesand repeated themselves hundred times “Just do it” before facing a challenge.

North America put the man on the moon and the atomic bomb into practice. They started and finished wars. They can designate what is evil and what is good with a press conference from the White House and they can even fix the price ofmoney. They own the records and the gold medals and they composed the original soundtrack of the last century. 

They can make us dream with our potential as modern citizens but also can make us be ashamed of being humans. 

And all this just with only a few hundred years of history within the Modern Era.

 

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