★ 6.9 (990 votes)
On the mean streets of Manhattan, Ewa falls prey to Bruno, a charming but wicked man who takes her in and forces her into prostitution.
IMDb Review 1:
The Immigrant torrent.
"The Immigrant" (2013 release; 95 min.) brings the story of a young
Polish woman, Ewa (played by Marion Cotillard), who arrives with her
sickly sister at Ellis Island in January, 1921. With her sister
quarantined, Ewa is about to be deported herself, until at the last
minute she gets rescued, on account of her good looks and English
language capabilities, by Bruno Weiss (played by Joaquin Phoenix).
Weiss is running a vaudeville show/cabaret of sorts and before long,
Ewa is forced to participate (and worse). In a parallel story line, we
get to know Orlando the magician (played by Jeremy Renner), who also
has his eyes on beautiful Ewa. To tell you more of this plot-heavy
film would ruin your viewing experience, you'll just have to see for
yourself how it all plays out.