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Winter Film Series "Golden Door"

January 13

Golden Door

PG-13

 

Language:

Italian | English | Sicilian

 

2006 ‧ Drama/Romance 1h 58m

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, including his old mother. Before they embark, they meet Lucy. She is supposed to be a British lady and wants to come back to the States. Lucy, or Luce as Salvatore calls her, for unknown reasons wants to marry someone before to arrive to Ellis Island in New York. Salvatore accepts the proposal. Once they arrive in Ellis Island they spend the quarantine period trying to pass the examinations to be admitted to the States. Tests are not so simple for poor farmers coming from Sicily. Their destiny is in the hands of the custom officers.

 

 

 

 

Room Reservation: 
Sunday, January 13
Program Time: 
3:00pm - 4:45pm
Event Category: 
Event Location: 
Name of Organization: 
Friends of Jamestown Library
Contact Name: 
Christine Cassidy
Contact Phone Number: 
4014237281
Contact Email: 
jamlibdirector@gmail.com