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The Immigrant (24-May-2013)

Director: James Gray

Writers: James Gray; Ric Menello

Keywords: Drama, Prostitution

Period drama follows a vulnerable young immigrant's experiences with the seedy underbelly of Ellis Island-era New York City.

ABSTRACT
Polish immigrant Ewa Cybulski, a young woman sailing to New York City in search of a better life alongside sister Magda, is released onto the troubled streets of Manhattan on her own when her sibling is quarantined at Ellis Island due to illness. Distraught, confused, and vulnerable, poor Ewa is exploited by charismatic sociopath Bruno and coerced into prostitution, looking to Bruno's magician cousin Orlando as a potential lifeline out of her dire predicament as she sinks deeper and deeper into the depths of New York City's underworld.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Marion Cotillard
Actor
30-Sep-1975   Taxi
Joaquin Phoenix
Actor
28-Oct-1974   Gladiator
Jeremy Renner
Actor
7-Jan-1971   Neo Ned

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