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The Immigrant

Rating:R (for sexual content, nudity and some language)
Genre:Drama, Romance
Release Date:May 16, 2014
Running time:120 minutes
Cast:Marion Cotillard, Joaquin Phoenix, Jeremy Renner, Angela Sarafyan, Dagmara Dominczyk
Director:James Gray
Producer:James Gray, Anthony Katagas, Greg Shapiro, Christopher Woodrow
Writer:James Gray, Richard Menello
Distributor:The Weinstein Company

Description: Ewa Cybulski and her sister sail to New York from their native Poland in search of a new start and the American dream. When they reach Ellis Island, doctors discover that Magda is ill, and the two women are separated. Ewa is released onto the mean streets of Manhattan while her sister is quarantined. Alone, with nowhere to turn and desperate to reunite with Magda, Ewa quickly falls prey to Bruno, a charming but wicked man who takes her in and forces her into prostitution. The arrival of Orlando - a dashing stage magician who is also Bruno's cousin - restores her self-belief and hopes for a brighter future, becoming her only chance to escape the nightmare in which she finds herself.

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