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The Illegal (2019)

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A gritty realistic story about a young film school student from middle-class India who's forced to drop out to support his family while staying in the United States as an undocumented worker.

Director:

Danish Renzu

Writers:

Danish Renzu (screenwriter), Tara Tucker (additional writer) | 3 more credits »
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Suraj Sharma ... Hassan
Shweta Tripathi ... Mahi
Adil Hussain ... Papa
Iqbal Theba ... Babaji
Jay Ali ... Zayen Khan
Neelima Azim ... Mummy
Hannah Masi ... Jessica
Jully Lee ... Emmy
Farshad Farahat ... Aziz
Danny Vasquez ... Gustavo
Radhika Chaudhari ... Aisha
Ismail Bashey ... Mamujaan
William R. Moses ... Professor McGorry
Shila Ommi ... Sara
Ricky Wood ... John Bolter
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A gritty realistic story about a young film school student from middle-class India who's forced to drop out to support his family while staying in the United States as an undocumented worker.

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The American dream. At what cost?

Genres:

Drama

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16 January 2021 | by sandy113134See all my reviews

Cant stop thinking about the ending... how much I related to this film. We have all been there.... this is very real and gritty ... I hope everyone gets a chance to watch this one. 5 stars


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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Hindi

Release Date:

21 September 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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