America, America
America, America (1963)

Filmmaker Elia Kazan based America, America on the early life of his Greek-immigrant uncle. Stavros Topouzoglow is the young immigrant, whose starry-eyed impressions of America are soon compromised by reality. Despite the casual cruelties,… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: February 8, 2011
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Kevin Carr
7M Pictures

Kazan allows the viewer to be removed from the film but also engage in the emotion of the moment

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Emanuel Levy

One of Kazan's most autobiographical films, drawing on the immigration of his uncle, was nominated for the Best Picture Oscar, but never found an audience.

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Dennis Schwartz
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One of the greatest ever immigrant pics.

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