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336 Ratings

Golden Door


Directed by Emanuele Crialese
Italy, 2006
Drama, History, Romance


The story is set at the beginning of the 20th century in Sicily. Salvatore, a very poor farmer and a widower, decides to emigrate to the US with all his family. He meets Lucy, who for unknown reasons wants to marry someone before arriving in America.

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Golden Door Directed by Emanuele Crialese

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

2006 | 7 wins including: Best Film (CinemAvvenire' Award)

Toronto International Film Festival


International Film Festival Rotterdam


San Francisco International Film Festival


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