Cinema at the Institute – TRAVEL AND ADVENTURE
Director: Emanuele Crialese. Cast: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Vincenzo Amato, Aurora Quattrocchi. Italy. 2005
At the turn of the 20th century, the poor Mancuso family from Sicily headed by the widower Salvatore migrates to the United States. They dream about the land of opportunity, where giant vegetables are grown, people swim in milk and coins fall from the sky. Salvatore takes his family as well as his fiery and proud mother, Fortunata. At Ellis Island, the families undergo extensive and humiliating physical and psychological examinations and questioning.
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