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Immigrant, The (2014) Movie Information

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James Gray


Joaquin Phoenix
Jeremy Renner
Marion Cotillard
Dagmara Dominczyk
Antoni Corone
Angela Sarafyan





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In 1920 two sisters, Ewa and Magda, emigrate to New York. But on Ellis Island, Magda is discovered to be ill and put into quarantine. Alone, Ewa finds herself on the mean streets of Manhattan, desperate to reunite with her sister. Bruno finds her and forces her in to prostitution - all seems to be lost until Bruno's brother, the magician Orlando, finds her and falls for her, representing her only chance of escape. -- Chris Kavan

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Indyfreak 08/12/2016 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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An old fashioned period drama with some stylish costumes, excellent acting, and confident direction courtesy of James Gray. The slight touch of authenticity is much appreciated.

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03/22/2016 (0 of 0 found this helpful)


Die Franzosen lieben James Gray als einen der wenigen Regisseure, die noch "klassisch" inszenieren. Hier ist er fast noch ein Unbekannter. Sein letzter Film The Immigrant bricht aus dem bevorzugten Milieu Grays aus (dem New York der russisch-stämmigen Juden) und erzählt eine Einwanderungsgeschichte aus den 20er Jahren. - Zwei Schwestern aus Polen mussten mitansehen, wie ihre Eltern umgebracht wurden. Dem amerikanischen Traum folgend, wandern sie aus in die USA. Für Magda (Angela Sarafyan) ist die Reise 1921 bereits auf Ellis Island zu Ende. Ihr Husten legt den Verdacht auf Tuberkolose nahe. Bestätigt sich der, wird sie abgeschoben werden. Ewa (Marion Cotillard) dagegen scheint einen rettenden Engel in Bruno Weiss (Joaquin Phoenix) gefunden zu haben, der eine Gesellschaft für Flü...


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06/06/2014 (1 of 1 found this helpful)

Pretty decent Drama

Another movie about the American dream? Why not.

The Immigrant is a well acted visually appealing movie that could have benefited from a second script draft. All in all the movie is good, but I can’t help noticing all the things they needed to change to make it great.

Ewa, the protagonist played wonderfully by the beautiful Cotillard, is actually kind of a boring character. She wants to be happy and she loves her sister, but through out all of the adversity she faces that’s all we really learn about her personality. We know a lot of terrible things have happened to her, but we don’t know much about what she is like.

The best character of the bunch is Bruno, who is played by Phoenix. His character starts by being a scoundrel who strips young immigrant women of their rights and...

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