Detailing the economic fall of a phased-out factory worker, HIDDEN IN AMERICA criticizes the fraying American Dream with straightforward passion.
Impoverished, sickly Willa (Jena Malone) loves to play at the upper-middle-class home of her schoolmate, Caroline (Allegra Denton), daughter of pediatrician Michael (Bruce Davison). Willa's ill health stems from poor nutrition: since being laid off from his factory job and the death of his wife
seven months ago, Willa's dad, Bill (Beau Bridges), barely makes enough money flipping burgers to support her and her self-reliant brother Robbie (Sheldon Dane). Though lacking a high school diploma, Bill is too proud to go to a...