The Immigrant

“This rich, beautifully rendered film boasts an arrestingly soulful performance from Marion Cotillard (Oscar winner for LA VIE EN ROSE)”—Variety. In James Gray’s (TWO LOVERS, WE OWN THE NIGHT) fabulous new film, THE IMMIGRANT, Ewa Cybulski (Cotillard) and her sister Magda sail to New York from their native Poland in search of a new start and the American dream. When they reach Ellis Island, doctors discover that Magda is ill, and the two women are separated. Ewa is released onto the mean streets of Manhattan while her sister is quarantined. Alone, with nowhere to turn and desperate to reunite with Magda, Ewa quickly falls prey to Bruno (Joaquin Phoenix), a charming but wicked man who takes her in and forces her into prostitution. The arrival of Orlando (Jeremy Renner)—a dashing stage magician who is also Bruno’s cousin—restores her self-belief and her hopes for a brighter future, becoming her only chance to escape the nightmare in which she finds herself. “Satisfies on nearly every level”—Jessica Klang, The Playlist. R. 117 Min.

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