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The new trailer for 's The Immigrant is here, and it makes it pretty clear that no period in history has been so good-looking and so gloomy as 1920s America.

The movie debuted at debuted at the Cannes Film Festival this year, and - unsurprisingly, considering the cast of , and - it was met with positive reviews. Here's the synopsis:

In search of a new start and the American dream, Ewa Cybulski 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 separated. Ewa is released onto the mean streets of Manhattan while her sister is quarantined. Alone, with nowhere to turn and desperate to reunite with Magda, she quickly falls prey to Bruno, a charming but wicked man who takes her in and forces her into prostitution. And then one day, Ewa encounters Bruno’s cousin, the debonair magician Orlando. He sweeps Ewa off her feet and quickly becomes her only chance to escape the nightmare in which she finds herself.

And here's the slightly NSFW French trailer, complete with a huge dollop of guyliner:

(via ComingSoon)


The Immigrant is estimated for a US theater release in 2014.



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