About

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.

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Directed by

Jim Sheridan

Written by

Jim Sheridan (Screenplay)
Kirsten Sheridan (Screenplay)
Naomi Sheridan (Screenplay)

Runtime

105 minutes

Country

United States of America, Ireland

Language

English

Tagline

A new home. A new life. Seen through eyes that see everything

Cast

Keywords

new york city aids 1980s immigration halloween costume tenement struggling actor ice cream parlor home renovation

Photos

Lists

#384 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Actress in a Leading Role

Oscar nomination for Best Actor in a Supporting Role Djimon Hounsou

Oscar nomination for Best Writing, Original Screenplay Jim Sheridan