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A Most Violent Year

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Original title
A Most Violent Year
Running time
124 min.
United States United States
J.C. Chandor
Alex Ebert
Bradford Young
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A24 Films / Before The Door Pictures / Washington Square Films / FilmNation Entertainment / Old Bull Pictures
Thriller. Drama | Crime. 1980s. Neo-noir
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Synopsis / Plot
Set in 1981, which was statistically New York City's most violent year. Immigrant Abel Morales (Oscar Isaac) and his wife Anna (Jessica Chastain) try to expand their business and make their American Dream come true but find it difficult as they're surrounded by rampant violence, decay, and corruption.
2014: National Board of Review (NBR): Best Film, Actor and Supp. Actress
2014: Golden Globes: Nominated for Best Supporting Actress (Chastain)
2014: Independent Spirit Awards:Nominated for Best Supporting Actress (Chastain)
2014: Gotham Awards: Nominated for Best Actor (Oscar Isaac)
2014: Critics Choice Awards: Nominated for Best Supporting Actor (Chastain)
2014: Chicago Film Critics Awards: Nominated for Best Supporting Actress (Chastain)
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