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1921. An innocent immigrant woman is tricked into a life of burlesque and vaudeville until a dazzling magician tries to save her and reunite her with her sister who is being held in the... See more »

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Cast

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Ewa Cybulska
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Bruno Weiss
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Orlando the Magician / Emil
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Belva
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Clara
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Rosie Hertz (as Yelena Solovey)
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Edyta Bistricky
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Wojtek Bistricky
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Magda Cybulska
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Customs Officer Thomas MacNally
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Priest
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Leo Straub (as Patrick O'Neill)
Sam Tsoutsouvas ...
Oskar Straub
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Immigration Official
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Officer DeKeiffer
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Cop #1
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A John
Margaret Benczak ...
Another Immigrant
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Dr. Knox
Tony Ward ...
Immigration Official
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Not Magda
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Bistricky Cop
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Ellis Island Emcee
Christopher Burns ...
Ellis Island Guard #1
Susan Gardner ...
Little Egypt
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The Cossack
Kendra Lansing ...
African Princess (as BooBoo Darlin')
Ruby Valentine ...
The Geisha
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Bandit's Roost Tart
Legs Malone ...
Bandit's Roost Tart
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Bandit's Roost Tart
Omar Felix ...
Dancing Clown
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Roger
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Political Hack
Kayla Molina ...
Belva's Daughter
Christopher Spelman ...
Arturo Toscanini
Joseph Calleja ...
Enrico Caruso
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Young Nurse (uncredited)
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Ellis Island Minister (uncredited)
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John #1 (uncredited)
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Man on Roof (uncredited)
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Man bumping lamp (uncredited)
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Immigrant (uncredited)
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Immigrant (uncredited)
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Immigrant (uncredited)
Matt DeCoster ...
Ellis Island Translator (uncredited)
Devin Diazoni ...
Immigrant (uncredited)
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Ellis Island Violinist (uncredited)
Liam Ferguson ...
Orchestra Trombone Player (uncredited)
Drew Gregory ...
John #2 (uncredited)
Steven R Kaufman ...
Cellist (uncredited)
Anna Kuchma ...
Eastern European Immigrant (uncredited)
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A John (uncredited)
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Michael the Hobo (uncredited)
Dean Morris ...
Immigrant (uncredited)
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Immigrant Kid (uncredited)
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Immigrant Kid (uncredited)
Gil O'Brien ...
Ellis Island Guard (uncredited)
Loukas Papas ...
Immigrant Thug (uncredited)
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Immigrant (uncredited)
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Delivery Boy (uncredited)
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Bruno's Cousin (uncredited)
Sarah Sugrue ...
Rosie's Assistant (uncredited)
Steven Vigil ...
Magician Assistant (uncredited)
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Park Employee (uncredited)

Directed by

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James Gray

Written by

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James Gray ... (written by) &
Ric Menello ... (written by) (as Richard Menello)

Produced by

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Len Blavatnik ... executive producer
Maria Cestone ... executive producer
Brahim Chioua ... executive producer
Molly Conners ... executive producer
James Gray ... producer
Sarah E. Johnson ... executive producer
Anthony Katagas ... producer
Paul A. Levin ... associate producer
Vincent Maraval ... executive producer
Agnès Mentre ... executive producer
Hoyt David Morgan ... executive producer
Jacob Pechenik ... executive producer
Greg Shapiro ... producer
Doug Torres ... associate producer
Christopher Woodrow ... producer
Bruno Wu ... executive producer

Music by

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Christopher Spelman ... (as Chris Spelman)

Cinematography by

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Darius Khondji

Film Editing by

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John Axelrad
Kayla Emter

Editorial Department

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Pascal Dangin ... color mastering
Michelle Harrison ... assistant editor
Mathieu Reid ... color timer
Marcy Robinson ... assistant colorist
Nadia Sadigianis ... digital intermediate supervising producer
Chris Talson ... assistant editor
John Vladic ... colorist: dailies (uncredited)
Loretta Wallace ... dailies assistant (uncredited)

Casting By

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Douglas Aibel

Production Design by

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Happy Massee

Art Direction by

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Pete Zumba

Set Decoration by

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David Schlesinger

Costume Design by

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Patricia Norris

Makeup Department

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Rachel Geary ... key makeup artist
Evelyne Noraz ... makeup department head
Stanley Tines ... hair stylist
Natalie Young ... makeup artist

Production Management

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John Fedynich ... production supervisor
Ann Gray ... post-production supervisor

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Scott Bowers ... additional second assistant director
Jason Fesel ... second second assistant director
Amy Lynn ... second assistant director
Cheryl D. Olszowka ... dga trainee
Doug Torres ... first assistant director

Art Department

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Diane Andazola ... scenic artist
Steve Brennan ... key on-set dresser
Gabu Camilo ... set dresser
John J. Ciccimarro ... key carpenter
Will Comacho ... set dresser
Marc Connor ... scenic artist
Lisa Dayan ... art department intern
Mandie DeMeskey ... additional on-set dresser
Sarah Dennis ... assistant set decorator
Henry Dunn ... assistant art director
Ray Fisher ... leadman
Max Grafe ... scenic artist
Michael Jortner ... property master
Christopher Kay ... scenic artist
David Kleinstein ... set dresser
Ed Koza ... construction grip
Elinor Lee ... set decoration production assistant
Michael B. Lewis ... set dresser
Dave McAllister ... key construction grip
Suzanne Mjartan ... set dresser
Richard Vilas Montesanto ... scenic artist
Dennis Moyes ... assistant art director
Jessica Petruccelli ... set dressing shop person
Malicky Reilly ... set dresser
Jonathan Rose ... assistant set decorator
Tim Rossiter ... custom period metalwork
Danny Rovira ... construction coordinator
Judyta Rozycka ... scenic artist (as Judyta Muller)
Kyle Salvatore ... assistant property master
Barret Schumacher ... set dressing foreman
Sha-Sha Shiau ... art department coordinator
Mattie Siegal ... art department production assistant
Mark Skversky ... set dresser foreman
Thomas Vaughan ... second construction grip
Joan Winters ... graphic designer

Sound Department

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Brian Bowles ... re-recording mixer / supervising dialogue & adr editor
Krissopher Chevannes ... adr mixer
Ryan Collison ... foley mixer
Jesse Ehredt ... sound recordist
Dann Fink ... adr voice casting
Dror Gescheit ... sound re-recordist
Matthew Haasch ... foley supervisor
Robert Hein ... re-recording mixer / sound designer
Eric Hirsch ... additional mixing / foley mixer
Jonathan Martins ... fr dub recordist
Brendan J. O'Brien ... boom operator (as Brendan Jamieson O'Brien)
Joe Origlieri ... cableperson
Derek Pacuk ... pro tools playback mixer
Glenfield Payne ... sound effects editor
Jay Peck ... foley artist
Michael Rivera ... adr recordist
Reilly Steele ... re-recording mixer
Matilda Szydagis ... adr recordist
Thomas Varga ... sound mixer

Special Effects by

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Drew Jiritano ... special effects coordinator
Andrew Mortelliti ... special effects foreman

Visual Effects by

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Glenn Allen ... visual effects producer: brainstorm digital
Matt Anderson ... visual effects coordinator: brainstorm digital
Sean Araki ... senior systems engineer: Brainstorm Digital
Matthew Conner ... matte painter
Eran Dinur ... visual effects supervisor: brainstorm digital
Andrey Drogobetski ... lead compositor
Tim Fescoe ... digital compositor
Jason Forster ... compositor
Matthew Friedlander ... matte painter
Richard Friedlander ... visual effects producer: brainstorm digital
John B. Gray ... visual effects artist
Elbert Irving IV ... visual effects coordinator: Wildfire VFX
Austin Meyers ... lead artist: brainstorm digital
Alex Miller ... compositor
Christina Mitrotti ... visual effects artist
Yunsik Noh ... digital compositor: Brainstorm Digital
Caleb Owens ... digital compositor
Ryan J. Quinlan ... compositor
David W. Reynolds ... compositing supervisor
Lauren Ritchie ... visual effects producer: Wildfire VFX
Dottie Starling ... visual effects supervisor: Wildfire VFX
Victor Torres ... digital compositor
Mani Trump ... digital compositor

Stunts

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Tim Buchanan ... stunt performer
George B. Colucci Jr. ... stunts
Roy Farfel ... stunt coordinator
Greg Harvey ... stunt performer
Robert Lee Harvey ... stunt performer / stunt rigger
Drew Leary ... stunts
Terence Lorino ... stunt boat driver
Declan Mulvey ... stunt double: Jeremy Renner
Josiah Nolan ... stunts: horse rider
Jason Northgard ... stunts
Kevin Rogers ... stunts
Manny Siverio ... stunt coordinator
Patrick M. Walsh ... stunt performer

Camera and Electrical Department

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Gregory Michael Baney ... electrician
Peter Bulavinetz ... grip
David M. Carr ... best boy rigging grip
Elizabeth Cash ... film loader
Justin Corbett ... rigging grip
John P. Fitzpatrick ... film loader: additional
Kevin Flynn ... key rigging grip
Ted Goodwin ... electrician
Craig Haagensen ... camera operator "a" camera / director of photography: additional principal photography
William Hines ... key rigging gaffer
Jennie Jeddry ... second assistant camera: additional camera
Anne Joyce ... still photographer
John Krause ... "b" camera dolly grip / dolly grip (second unit)
Hamilton Longyear ... second assistant camera: "b" camera
Shaun Lowry ... grip
Brendon Malone ... a camera dolly grip
Matt Naughton ... genny op
Tim Norman ... additional camera operator
Hernan Otaño ... additional principal photography
Steven R. Paquette ... best boy grip
Andrew Peck ... second assistant camera: "a" camera
Balint Pinczehelyi ... rigging grip
Tom Prate ... key grip
Michael P. Prisco Jr. ... rigging electric
Stuart Rogers ... grip
Daniel Salk ... video assist
Eric Swanek ... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Brendan van Meter ... lighting balloon operator
Andrew Lupo ... grip (uncredited)

Casting Department

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Melanie Block ... extras casting assistant
Allison Hall ... casting associate
Grant Wilfley ... extras casting
Jamie Jacobson ... child extras casting (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Pam Aaron ... set costumer
Scott T. Coppock ... key textile artist and milliner
Meghan Corea ... costume coordinator
Lara Greene ... tailor
Jimmy Hang ... costume assistant
Joni M. Huth ... costume shop supervisor
Winsome G. McKoy ... set costumer
Tracy Nishimoto ... set costumer
Marcia Patten ... costume supervisor
Wade Sullivan ... costume production assistant
Patrick Wiley ... assistant costume designer

Location Management

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Oliver Brooks ... location assistant
Megan Foerster ... location scout
Justin Kron ... assistant location manager
Mathew Noack ... location assistant / location scout
Julie Sage ... location assistant
Traci Spicer ... additional location assistant
Michelle Stella ... location coordinator
Gayle Vangrofsky ... location manager

Music Department

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Celeste Chada ... music licensing
The Filmharmonic Orchestra Prague ... orchestra
Daniel Halle ... orchestral score consultant
Adam Klemens ... conductor
Petr Pycha ... orchestra contractor
Dana Sano ... music supervisor
Libby Umstead ... music coordinator

Other crew

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Lea Barnave ... production assistant
Marie-Pierre Beausejour ... stand-in/photo double: Marion Cotillard
Paul Becker ... choreographer
Brian Bergdoll ... stand-in: Joaquin Phoenix
Anne Bergstedt ... stand-in (as Anne Bergstedt Jordanova)
Geoffrey Booth ... assistant: Mr. Katagas
Vicki Cherkas ... business and legal affairs: Worldview Entertainment
Amyjoy Clark ... payroll accountant
Emma Cooper ... unit publicist
Jennifer Crammer ... production coordinator
Peter Farnsworth ... set production assistant
Laurie Gershon ... clearances
Eva Hannon ... assistant accountant
Tal Harris ... production secretary
Bethany Haynes ... production legal
Hsbc ... funding
Cory Kadamani ... set production assistant
Paul Kahil ... set production assistant
David Kwong ... technical consultant
Yana Collins Lehman ... post production accountant
Jessica Lichtner ... script supervisor
Matt Loomis ... additional production assistant
Tanera Marshall ... dialect coach to Ms. Cotillard
Francis Menotti ... magic consultant
James Morrison ... post production assistant
Ronaldo Mourao ... press: international
Nick Noyes ... unit production assistant
Jakub Porembski ... key set production assistant
Kelsey Schuyler ... assistant post-production accountant
Pierre Selinger ... business and legal affairs: Wild Bunch
William Sepulveda ... key craft service
Eugene Stamos ... additional craft service
Ian M. Stratford ... bank counsel
Phil Symes ... press: international
Matilda Szydagis ... adr / looping artist
Joshua Thurston ... assistant: Mr. Gray
Amy R. Trachtman ... assistant production coordinator
Rachel Traub ... assistant to agnes mentre
Eva Vedock ... key craft service
Marilou Vetter ... second assistant accountant
Aaron Weiss ... business and legal affairs assistant: Worldview Entertainment
Caroline Weldon ... production assistant

Thanks

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Sharon Allicotti ... special thanks
Tonia Best ... special thanks
Amanda Bowers ... special thanks
Aaron Boyajian ... special thanks
Jeff Buchignani ... special thanks
Michele Cestone ... special thanks
Pascal Dangin ... special thanks
Jeffrey Dosik ... special thanks (as Jeff Dosik)
Conal Duffy ... special thanks
Todd Feldman ... special thanks
Laurence Freed ... special thanks
Chris Giannou ... special thanks
Teri Giannou ... special thanks
Alexandra Dickson Gray ... special thanks
Edward Gray ... special thanks
Irwin Gray ... special thanks
Ethan Gross ... special thanks
Lynn Gustafson ... special thanks
Kevin Hyman ... special thanks
David Kwong ... special thanks
Shawn Leventhal ... special thanks
Joel Lubin ... special thanks
Barry Moreno ... special thanks
Robert Nathan ... special thanks
Jamin O'Brien ... special thanks
Hylda Queally ... special thanks
James Rees ... special thanks
Matt Reeves ... special thanks
Rick Reid ... special thanks
Peter Romano ... special thanks
Hal G. Rosenbluth ... special thanks (as Hal Rosenbluth)
Jay Rubin ... special thanks
Rebecca Shanahan ... special thanks
Mike Spera ... special thanks
Joshua Spiegel ... special thanks
Matthew Spiegel ... special thanks
Anne Sundberg ... special thanks (as Annie Sundberg)
Roeg Sutherland ... special thanks
Charlie Tammarra ... special thanks
Darren M. Trattner ... special thanks (as Darren Trattner)
David Weber ... special thanks
Patrick Whitesell ... special thanks
Rhea Wong ... special thanks

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

1921. In search of a new start and the American dream, Ewa Cybulska and her sister Magda sail to New York from their native Poland. 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, she quickly falls prey to Bruno, a charming but wicked man who takes her in and forces her into prostitution. And then one day, Ewa encounters Bruno's cousin, the debonair magician Orlando. He sweeps Ewa off her feet and quickly becomes her only chance to escape the nightmare in which she finds herself. Written by Wild Bunch

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Also Known As
  • Lowlife (United States)
  • Nightingale (United States, English title)
  • El sueño de Ellis (Spain)
  • El somni d'Ellis (Spain, Catalan title)
  • A Imigrante (Brazil)
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Runtime
  • 120 min
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Box Office

Budget $16,000,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend United States $44,064, 16 May 2014
Cumulative Worldwide Gross $5,867,686, 29 Jun 2014

Did You Know?

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Trivia Marion Cotillard had to memorize 20 pages of Polish dialogue and she had only two months to learn it. See more »
Goofs The famous opera singer Enrico Caruso did sing at Ellis Island, but not in February 1921. Carusos's last performance was in late December 1920, after which his health deteriorated. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Marion Cotillard LIVE (2015). See more »
Soundtracks Buffalo Girls See more »
Quotes [last lines]
Bruno Weiss: If you could lick my heart, you'd taste nothing but poison. See, you think there's goodness in everybody, but there isn't. So you go and you forget about me, and you forget about this place. And you forget about those things that I made you do! Because I took everything from you and I gave you nothing! Nothing. 'Cause I'm nothing.
[stumbles and falls]
Ewa Cybulska: [hugs him] You are not nothing.
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