ALL WE EVER WANTED is a film about young, creative, ambitious people living the big-city-life. They seem to have it all with their great looks, fashionable outfits and careers that are taking off. In this highly visual time document we discover what's wrong with this perfect picture and the price that has to be paid to have it all.
All we ever wanted, the dreams of a generation without limits
In an sincere approach close to her own social environment, young Dutch director Sarah Dogmala auscultates this triptych of talented young people in their promising years. Despite their successful start, they are in the midst of a maelstrom of mounting pressures to meet expectations that are impossible to evade in modern society, which have led them to panic attacks, depression and obsessive compulsive disorder.
The possibility of flying to Australia tomorrow with just one click, finding a satisfactory job in two countries at the same time or continuing to receive praises for achievements after a great effort seems not to be enough for them. As a key document of our time, All we ever wanted allows us to detonate a necessary discussion about the dreams of a generation in contemporary capitalist society.