Tag: immigration

ANYA-2019 3

ANYA-2019

Marco is keeping a big secret from his wife Libby and doesn't know how to tell her. But after three miscarriages, Marco has no choice. When he tells Libby that his culture believes anyone who marries outside his communit...

Foreign Land-2016 4.8

Foreign Land-2016

Life changed for Alejandro Reis - Alex - in just a few brief moments when he discovers that he is not an American citizen. His parents brought him across the Mexican border when he was just months old. Flora Hendricks, o...

Fiddler on the Roof-1971 8

Fiddler on the Roof-1971

At the beginning of the twentieth century, Jews and Orthodox Christians live in the little village of Anatevka in the pre-revolutionary Russia of the Czars. Among the traditions of the Jewish community, the matchmaker ar...

Night on Earth-1991 7.8

Night on Earth-1991

A collection of five stories involving cab drivers in five different cities. Los Angeles - A talent agent for the movies discovers her cab driver would be perfect to cast, but the cabbie is reluctant to give up her solid...

The Perez Family-1995 6

The Perez Family-1995

In an attempt to secure a sponsor, an unlikely group of Cuban refugees become a "family" as the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service gives families priority over others. In the process, a political prisoner who ha...

The Lighthouse-1998 6.8

The Lighthouse-1998

Two Argentine sisters, Memé and Aneta, lose their mother in a car crash. Memé, the elder, is also left lame with one badly scarred leg. The orphaned girls go to Uruguay to stay with their aunts. The sisters often bicker,...

Hold Back the Dawn-1941 7.4

Hold Back the Dawn-1941

Told in flashback from a preface in which the main character visits Paramount to sell his story! Romanian-French gigolo Georges Iscovescu wishes to enter the USA. Stopped in Mexico by the quota system, he decides to marr...

Like Crazy-2011 6.7

Like Crazy-2011

Anna and Jacob fall instantly in love when they meet as students at an L.A. university. But Anna is British and when graduation approaches, Anna decides to stay and violate her student visa rather than returning to Engla...

The Immigrant-2013 6.6

The Immigrant-2013

1921. In search of a new start and the American dream, Ewa Cybulska and her sister Magda sail to New York from their native Poland. When they reach Ellis Island, doctors discover that Magda is ill, and the two women are ...

Dirty Pretty Things-2002 7.3

Dirty Pretty Things-2002

Okwe is an illegal Nigerian immigrant leading a hard life and struggling to survive in London's underground. He works as a hotel receptionist in the night time and as he has a doctor degree he practices some medicine, du...

All Screwed Up-1974 6.6

All Screwed Up-1974

A group of immigrants from the south of Italy live collectively in the Milano's suburbia in the 1974. Not only they share the house, but also hopes and troubles that in those years where part of the Italian society. Love...

Green Card-1990 6.2

Green Card-1990

In New York City, American Brontë Parrish and Frenchman Georges Fauré enter into a marriage of convenience, they not even actually meeting, introduced by their mutual friend Anton who arranged the union, until the day of...

Loco Love-2017 4.2

Loco Love-2017

A young man and woman fall in love but are threatened to be torn apart by the tensions between their Latino and Caucasian communities in Arizona.::Jeptinho...