Set in a high stakes world where creativity collides with consumerism, and superstars can be created overnight, DREAM MACHINE charts a young singer’s (Roberta Michèle) rise from small-town lounge act to big-city recording artist. In tracing her transformation from music wannabe to pop princess, this verite documentary takes audiences ‘through the looking glass’ to the inner sanctums of corporate media, offering a fascinating but rarely seen side of the music world.
“From the recording to the release, the film captures effectively the unsettling strangeness of this world and its unreal quality… Dream Machine delivers a troubling anatomy of pop culture.”
Tom McSorley, Take One Magazine.
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September 1, 2000