The Treasure of the Sierra Nevada

The Treasure of the Sierra Nevada

The Hefner Bros. short film, “The Treasure of the Sierra Nevada”.


This story, based on factual events, is set in 2005. Los Angeles has just set a record as their second wettest rainfall season since 1877. Finally on a clear day, two best friends, Glen and Antonio, who’ve both been suffering from “cabin fever”, decide to get out on a hiking trip into California’s Sierra Nevada mountains. Due to the massive amounts of erosion caused by the rains, they find a great treasure on their adventure. Glen, a typical everyman who is down on his luck, and in a strained relationship feels his prayers have been answered, while Antonio, the good-looking, successful Latino friend becomes paranoid with the findings. Their friendship is suddenly tested in this modern day film noir.

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  1. @nathanielavoures1596 on January 3, 2024 at 8:53 am

    I thought this was a good idea since there was a treasure of Sierra madre so there should be a teasure of Sierra Nevadas

  2. @nathanielavoures1596 on January 3, 2024 at 9:03 am

    This was filmed on Mt. Whitny CA

  3. @nathanielavoures1596 on January 3, 2024 at 9:12 am

    That animal was a Marmit they live all over the Sierra Nevadas they are in the rodent family! About as big as muskrat grows to be 25 -30 inches

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