Most Violent Year, A (R)

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synopsis

Set during the winter of 1981 -- statistically one of the most crime-ridden of New York City's history -- this drama follows the lives of an immigrant and his family as they attempt to capitalize on the American Dream, while the rampant violence, decay, and corruption of the day drag them in and threaten to destroy all they have built

MovieGoer Review

A Most Violent Year is a throwback - an homage to or recreation of the kinds of movies made by Martin Scorsese and Sidney Lumet during the 1970s. The setting isn't coincidental - J.C. Chandor's film transpires on the mean streets of New Yor... MORE

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synopsis

Set during the winter of 1981 -- statistically one of the most crime-ridden of New York City's history -- this drama follows the lives of an immigrant and his family as they attempt to capitalize on the American Dream, while the rampant violence, decay, and corruption of the day drag them in and threaten to destroy all they have built

MovieGoer Review

A Most Violent Year is a throwback - an homage to or recreation of the kinds of movies made by Martin Scorsese and Sidney Lumet during the 1970s. The setting isn't coincidental - J.C. Chandor's film transpires on the mean streets of New Yor... MORE