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PG-13| 1 hr. 43 min.

Plot Summary
The Sullivan family emigrates from Ireland to New York City as father Johnny (Paddy Considine) chases his dream of being an actor. Living in a small Hell's Kitchen apartment, the family settles into American life despite their deplorable living conditions. Wife Sarah (Samantha Morton) works at an ice parlor while Johnny looks for work as an actor, both haunted by memories of their dead son, Frankie. Daughter Christie (Sarah Bolger) documents the family's American journey with a video camera.

Cast: Samantha Morton , Paddy Considine , Sarah Bolger , Emma Bolger , Djimon Hounsou , Ciaran Cronin ,

Director: Jim Sheridan

Genres: Drama

Distributor: 20th Century Fox, Fox

In America (2002)

Release Date: November 26th, 2003|1 hr. 43 min.

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  • 75
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    An emotional wipeout. show more

  • 75
    San Francisco Chronicle

    When you see a director going for that lump-in-the-throat mood, instinct takes over and you want to dig in your heels. Sometimes it's best just to let yourself be swept away. show more

  • 88
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    Touching, but not cloying, uplifting and hopeful but never sappy and also just plain funny. There is not a false note among the five core performances, nor a false word in Sheridan's script. show more

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