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PG-13| 1 hr. 42 min.

Plot Summary
Amidst the shadows and secrets of Communist Hungary, one family's desperate escape plan goes terribly wrong. By dark of night, the family attempts a daring getaway, sneaking over the heavily armed border, but at an unthinkable price - their infant daughter is mistakenly left behind. From a new writer/director who lived through the astonishing events depicted in this film, comes a highly personal odyssey of a fierce young woman's bitter exile and hard-won redemption.

Cast: Nastassja Kinski , Scarlett Johansson , Tony Goldwyn , Ági Bánfalvy , Zsuzsa Czinkoczi , Balázs Galkó , Zoltan Seress , Mae Whitman

Director: Éva Gardos

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Paramount Pictures

An American Rhapsody (2001)

Release Date: August 10th, 2001|1 hr. 42 min.

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critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 0 )
  • 50
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    They don't get more frustrating than American Rhapsody, a near-great film for about an hour that changes into a self-indulgent mess. show more

  • 50
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    Heartfelt but often plodding and awkward, the movie feels like a somewhat subpar Sunday night TV movie. show more

  • 75
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    Nastassja Kinski, in one of her most affecting performances, does much to convey the turmoil going in her soul. show more

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