In America (East of Harlem)
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A family's coming of age story.
A semi-autobiographical story written and directed by Jim Sheridan (My left foot, In the name of the Father), whose previous films have won two Academy Awards and received a total of 13 Oscar nominations.
With their two young daughters in tow, Johnny (Paddy Considine) and Sarah (Samantha Morton) emigrate from Ireland to New York City in pursuit of a dream. The family uses ingenuity and sheer strength of will to make the most of their new life. Ultimately it is their kindness to a stranger and that stranger's response in return that builds their new home east of Harlem.
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Target demographic movie keyword propaganda
- Film USA drama immigrant family biography Irish
Persons of interest
- Samantha Morton .... Sarah
- Paddy Considine .... Johnny
- Sarah Bolger .... Christy
- Emma Bolger .... Ariel
- Djimon Hounsou .... Mateo
- Naomi Sheridan .... Screenwriter
- Kirsten Sheridan .... Screenwriter
- Jim Sheridan .... Screenwriter
- Jim Sheridan .... Director
Cinematic intelligence sources
- Awards and film festivals:
- Sundance Film Festival 2003: Official selection
- Toronto International Film Festival 2003: Gala selection
- In America official movie site
- In America movie trailers:
- Studios and distributors:
Special Agent Matti
Dirty drama in New York with Irish accents.
Security censorship classification
M (Low level sex scene, low level coarse language)
104 minutes (1:44 hours)
Not for public release in Australia before date
Film: 22 January 2004