Picture from In America
Overall C+

The American Dream can mean something different to everyone--an opportunity to make it big, the hope for better times, a chance to forget the past. For a family of Irish immigrants it seems to be a little of all the above.

Violence B-
Sexual Content C-
Profanity C-
Substance Use B-

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for some sexuality, drug references, brief violence and language. Previously rated R.

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In America

How did the presence of this Irish family influence the actions and feelings of the other residents in their apartment building and neighborhood? How did the others in their community affect the family?

How did each family member approach the grieving process? In what ways was each one of them affected by the past events of their lives?

What things do many immigrants have to leave behind or give up when moving to a new country? What motivates them to come?