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Directed by James Gray
Coming to America in the early 1920′s was supposed to signify a new start and generate fresh cultural experiences for Polish sisters Ewa Cybulski (Oscar-winner Marion Cotillard, “La Vie en Rose”) and Magda (Angela Sarafyan) in co-writer/director James Gray’s elegant, sweeping and moody melodrama The Immigrant. Gray’s (“The Yard”, “We Own the Night”, “Little Odessa”, “Two Lovers”) character-driven expose of the American dream turned nightmarish hard knocks has some guaranteed richness in its vintage soap opera-esque sophistication.
The Immigrant echoes the lost ambitions, evasive opportunities and seedy-minded expectations of people roaming around but not quite reaching their intended destinations. Gray and his screenwriter collaborator Richard Menello create a tawdry, sullen and cluttered universe in an early turn of the century New York City where foreign visitors gravitate to Ellis Island looking to share »
- Frank Ochieng
Marion Cotillard heads to New York City in search of the American dream in the first domestic trailer for The Immigrant, following the international trailer released back in October. The actress plays Ewa Cybulski, who sets sail from Poland with her sister (Angela Sarafyan) to start a new life in New York City. After her sister becomes ill, Ewa must strike out on her own, when she meets Bruno (Joaquin Phoenix) who forces her into prostitution. Jeremy Renner co-stars as Orlando, a magician and Bruno's cousin who gives her hope for a promising future in this drama, written and directed by James Gray (We Own the Night), which hits theaters May 16.
In James Gray's The Immigrant, Ewa Cybulski (Marion Cotillard) 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 (Angela Sarafyan) is ill, »
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