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The film is set in Manhattan in early 1920s.
The film is set in Manhattan in early 1920s.In search of a new start and the American dream a Polish woman Ewa with her sister Magda sail to New York. But when they arrive, Magda is quarantined because of her lung disease. Alone, with nowhere to turn Ewa quickly falls prey to Bruno, a charming but wicked man, who takes her in and forces her into prostitution. Her life is very much like a nightmare, until she meets Bruno’s cousin Emil, who gives her a new hope.
Festivals and awards:
Cannes Film Festival — nominated for
New York Film Festival 2013 — Nominated for
Grand Marnier Fellowship Award for Best Film
Genre: drama, mistery, romance
Translation: Russian subtitles
Director: James Gray
Cast: Jeremy Renner, Marion Cotillard, Joaquin Phoenix, Dagmara Dominczyk, Angela Sarafyan, Antoni Corone, Ilia Volok