Kanchan, all of eight years old, is always up to pranks and mischief in his village home. He finds his father a cruel demon who keeps his mother oppressed and imprisoned. In his dreams, the big city is El Dorado, until he reaches there.
Albin Creta, a young Romanian shepherd, makes his way through an ever changing environment, where traditions are gradually replaced by modern values. A story of real life in northern Transylvania filmed in direct cinema style.
Americana explores American identity at home and abroad by juxtaposing the personal stories of Americans overseas and those of two teenagers in their last three months of high school before their U.S. Army enlistment.