In America

An Irish immigrant family adjusts to life in the United States, a chance to get over the lost son. They have no money and the apartment is in bad condition.

Directed by: Jim Sheridan Louise Gaffney
Genres: Drama,
Production Company: East of Harlem (UK) Ltd, Hell's Kitchen Films, Irish Film Industry,

In America - A new home. A new life. Seen through eyes that see everything - Azwaad Movie Database
  • Release Date: 31-10-2003
  • Runtime: 105 Minutes
  • Popularity: 8.64
  • Vote Count: 213
  • IMDB Rating: 7.2
  • Budget: USD 0
  • Revenue: USD 0
  • Region: Ireland ( IE ), United States of America ( US ),
  • Homepage: N/A

Photo Name Character
Paddy Considine - Azwaad Movie Database Paddy Considine Johnny
Samantha Morton - Azwaad Movie Database Samantha Morton Sarah
Sarah Bolger - Azwaad Movie Database Sarah Bolger Christy
Emma Bolger - Azwaad Movie Database Emma Bolger Ariel
Djimon Hounsou - Azwaad Movie Database Djimon Hounsou Mateo
Tom Murphy - Azwaad Movie Database Tom Murphy Actor in Queue
Molly Glynn - Azwaad Movie Database Molly Glynn Sarah Mateo
Jason Salkey - Azwaad Movie Database Jason Salkey Tony
Rene Millan - Azwaad Movie Database Rene Millan Steve
Bob Gallico - Azwaad Movie Database Bob Gallico Theatre Director
Photo Name Department
Avy Kaufman-Production Avy Kaufman Production (Casting)
Naomi Geraghty-Editing Naomi Geraghty Editing (Editor)
Declan Quinn-Camera Declan Quinn Camera (Director of Photography)
Joyce Gallie-Production Joyce Gallie Production (Casting)
Sally Osoba-Production Sally Osoba Production (Casting)
Kirsten Sheridan-Writing Kirsten Sheridan Writing (Screenplay)
Mark Geraghty-Art Mark Geraghty Art (Production Design)
Arthur Lappin-Production Arthur Lappin Production (Producer)
Eimer Ní Mhaoldomhnaigh-Costume & Make-Up Eimer Ní Mhaoldomhnaigh Costume & Make-Up (Costume Design)
Jim Sheridan-Writing Jim Sheridan Writing (Screenplay)

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_**An Irish family adjusts to life in Hell’s Kitchen**_ Grieving the loss of a son, a family of Irish immigrants struggles to make it in an old apartment building in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan. Paddy Considine & Samantha Morton play the parents while Djimon Hounsou plays a loner artist in the complex. "In America" (2002) is a decent drama about adapting to life in the grungy Big Apple. Morton’s beauty is notable early on, despite her odd haircut, but most of the movie she’s pregnant. Meanwhile Sarah Bolger is smashing as daughter Christy, who narrates the story. Sarah would grow up to be a ravishing celestial woman. You can tell the story is semi-autobiographical by director/writer Jim Sheridan and his daughters, Naomi and Kirsten. A lot of the drama works, but some of it had kinks that needed worked out. This left me with a “Meh” impression. But enough of it works for those interested. One thing’s for sure, life in the Big City isn’t painted as remotely attractive. I’m assuming the father made the radical move to fulfill his dream in acting. The movie runs 1 hour, 44 minutes and was shot in Dublin, Ireland, with studio stuff done in Ardmore Studios, and some shots of Manhattan & points nearby. GRADE: C+

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