It's Thursday and that can only mean one thing... it's Theater Thursday! This week's featured movie is, American Dreamer.
American Dreamer stars JoBeth Williams as Kathy a Midwestern housewife with two small children. She dreams of going to Paris with her husband who's an accountant. She spends her days working on a short story for a contest to win an all expense paid trip to Paris for two. The story is about Rebecca Ryan a female detective who lives in France and always gets her man. Much to her husbands surprise she wins the contest and wants to take her trip to Paris. However, he can't go because of work and a project.
Kathy decides that she's going to go to France without and enjoy the success of winning the contest. When she gets there she finds herself in a accident where she's confusing her life with the character of Rebecca Ryan. When she starts to enlist the help of people in Rebecca's life and not her own to help her she finds herself in the middle of a detective's life.
When Rebecca/Kathy stumbles upon something in France she shouldn't she finds herself in her own real life danger. While her husband and children are on the other side of the world she'll have to figure this one out herself and with the help of her new friends. Will she make it out of her own mystery? Watch and see!