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Windows on the World

Windows on the World is a movie starring Jacqueline Obradors, Ryan Guzman, and Edward James Olmos. After watching the news on 9/11 with his family, Fernando travels from Mexico to New York City to find his father, an undocumented...

Running Time
1 hours 47 minutes
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Michael D. Olmos
Robert Mailer Anderson, Zack Anderson
Jacqueline Obradors, Ryan Guzman, Edward James Olmos, Rene Auberjonois
Audio Languages
Deutsch, English, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

On the morning of September 11, 2001, Fernando and his family in Mexico watch the news in horror as the Twin Towers collapse. His father, Balthazar, is an undocumented busboy on the top floor in the Windows on the World restaurant. Three weeks pass, and there is no word from Balthazar. No telephone calls, money orders, or hope that he is alive. As the family grieves, feeling the emotional and financial toll of their absent patriarch, Fernando's distraught mother swears she sees her husband on news footage - escaping from the building ALIVE. Heroic Fernando decides to take the epic journey from Mexico to New York City to find his father and save his family. Along the way, he finds love and befriends an eclectic group of international characters that help him restore his faith in humanity, as Fernando discovers the hard truths about his father, the melting pot of America, and the immigrant experience.

Comments about drama «Windows on the World» (16)

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Vincent Young

This movie was very good, I was very moved and felt very close to the people who were the actors. I would definitely recommend this movie to anyone who wants to see a movie that is interesting and helps you think.

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Sara Alvarado

This is one of those films that is well worth seeing. There are lots of well-choreographed and well-executed fight sequences, and the characters are all interesting. There are some flaws, such as some of the dialogue is a bit clunky and some of the editing is a bit choppy. But it's still worth seeing, especially for people who are interested in Asian cinema. The story is well-written, and the acting is good. The story is about a man who is blind and can't see well, and his blind friend who helps him see. There are many interesting subplots that we can learn about through the film. For example, the character who helps the blind man see is actually blind himself, and he is able to help the blind man see. The blind man is able to understand the language of the blind man, and he also helps him to understand his blind friend. The story is told in a way that is both poetic and surreal, and this style is very enjoyable.

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Madison N.

This is a great movie. A lot of people who don't like this movie are right, but I think the movie is great. It's based on a book and I don't think anyone should read it, but if you want to see it, go see it. The actors are good, the story is good, and the movie is good. I don't think this movie will be the best of the year, but it is better than the first movie. I give this movie an 8 out of 10. I think the movie is better than "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1", but I am not sure about that.

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I loved this film. I've watched it a dozen times. It was so good, I wanted to go back to watch it again. It's a shame that it didn't get more attention because it's a very good film, and it should be seen by as many people as possible. I am a big fan of Jim Jarmusch's films and this one is no exception. The film has a very good sense of humour and I'm sure that it will be seen as a classic. I thought it was really good. I thought the acting was really good and it was also very funny. The film is very emotional, and it also has a very good sense of humour. I think that the film is very good, and I recommend it to anyone who likes the films of Jim Jarmusch.

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I was in the audience when I saw this movie at the 2003 Toronto International Film Festival. I had never heard of this movie, but the idea intrigued me, so I gave it a try. I was very impressed with the production, the cast, and the story. This movie is a wonderful study of family, the journey of a father to raise a son and a son to raise a father. The film is beautifully photographed, and it shows the struggles and triumphs of a family and the people that surround it. It is a story of a father who is trying to be the best father he can be, a son who is looking to be the best son he can be, and a woman who is trying to be the best woman she can be. This movie is an amazing story that is very well done. I highly recommend it to everyone who has an interest in family and life.

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Donald M.

I have been following the movie on the TV and the DVD with interest. I have also seen the film on the big screen, but I have not seen the director's cut. I have just recently watched the director's cut and I am impressed. The film is not only very touching, but very realistic. It is a very good film about how a woman can be changed by the man she loves. The acting is excellent. The cinematography is wonderful. The music is also very good. The script is very good. The film is also very realistic and touching. It is a very good movie. I give it a 10 out of 10.

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Carolyn G.

I'm a fan of the 70's-80's sci-fi films. When I saw this, I was in awe of how great the film was. The effects, the cinematography, the music. It was perfect. The only problem was, it wasn't released in the United States. It would have been good to see it in the theaters, because it is definitely worth the money. I believe that this is one of the best films that I have seen in a long time. I have watched it several times and it gets better every time. The acting is great. The script is fantastic. I'm sorry to say that I haven't seen the original, but I would love to see it. I highly recommend this movie.

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I was quite skeptical about the movie when it was first announced, but I was pleasantly surprised. The story is unique, the characters are engaging and the storyline is unique. It is not a typical Hollywood movie. It is a true story about a woman, who has been abandoned by her family and who is now seeking for her identity, her life and her purpose in life. It is not a typical romantic movie. The relationship between the two main characters is not typical. The movie is not about love or marriage, but about finding one's identity and about life. I found it very moving and inspiring. I am really impressed with the movie. It was very surprising to me and I don't think I will forget it for a long time.

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I have watched this movie a few times and I still have a soft spot in my heart for it. This is a perfect movie for the romantic-comedy genre. The cast is superb. John Cusack is a rockstar who has everything he could ever want in life: fame, wealth, a nice apartment, and a loving wife. He has a lot of friends, but he still feels isolated. He's lonely and feels that he is worthless, like everyone else. This is a very sad movie, and it shows the true meaning of love. The audience can feel the love that Cusack feels for his wife and for all the other people he meets. The movie is full of beautiful shots and beautiful sound effects. The soundtrack is also very good, and it adds to the feel of the movie. This movie is full of a lot of emotion, and the audience is moved. The only thing that bothers me is the ending. It seems to be unnecessary. It just seemed like an excuse to end the movie. The acting is also great. I really think that John Cusack deserves an Oscar nomination for this role. He's fantastic! The only thing that bothers me is that the movie seems to be so short. I don't understand why it was so short, but I understand that it was not supposed to be a very long movie. If you're in the mood for a movie that makes you cry, watch this movie. It's a very beautiful movie.

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Tammy Kim

I was very impressed with this film. I don't usually comment on films but this one is for me the most meaningful. I saw it on a flight from NYC to London and was amazed by the story and the acting. It really is a beautiful film and the visuals are really spectacular. This is definitely a film you need to see. The story was great and I really felt for the characters. I liked the way the characters were portrayed. It was like a true story of a girl who is forced to move to a new city and has to try to fit in with the other girls and the people she's new to. It was really sad and the story really helped to explain the struggles she's going through. I loved the music and the actors who played the lead characters. It was very touching and real. I recommend this film to anyone who likes a good story and really feels for the characters. I think this film is going to be one of those films that people will be talking about for years to come. I really can't say enough about this film. I really recommend it to anyone who likes a good story and good acting.

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Scott A.

It's always a pleasure to see the wonderful work of acclaimed filmmakers such as Denis Villeneuve, who created a fascinating and surprising film. The film, which is set in the middle of the 19th century, follows a young man, Kevin, who is forced to leave his home and family when he is accused of being a spy. After a year, he is sentenced to death by hanging and sent to the notorious Elsinore Prison. There, he begins to learn the ways of the prison and slowly learns that the way of the prison is not all it's cracked up to be. He also meets a beautiful woman, Charlotte, who is an inmate, but has been turned into a prostitute by the other inmates. This film is a superb film. It was very well made and very well acted. The director and writer, Denis Villeneuve, did a wonderful job of making the film realistic and relatable. The film also had an excellent cast, which included Willem Dafoe, Sam Worthington, and James McAvoy. This film is a great film to see. It is definitely worth seeing.

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Ruth R.

I saw this movie at the Toronto International Film Festival and it was great. The characters are realistic, the script is great, and the photography is amazing. I am a big fan of the director, the actors, the script and the cinematography. It is a story about how we are living our lives and how we have to be aware of the things we do and the things we don't do. It is about how we live our lives, and how we live our lives. I hope this film will reach the audience, and I am looking forward to seeing it in the theaters. It is a great movie, and I hope you will see it as well. Thank you for reading my review.

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Daniel Wood

When I first heard about this film I thought it was a documentary about how life has changed for the children of immigrants, in this case a bunch of Chinese immigrants. But when I finally watched it I realized it was a story about the struggles of two children, their parents and their friends, in trying to find their place in a new world. The story of the two children is quite touching, and is quite sad. The story of the parents is somewhat predictable, and I am not sure what it is about, but it is still a good story, and is still a great movie. The actors are wonderful, and the story is great. It is a very good film, and one of the best movies I have seen in a long time. Highly recommended. 8/10

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Eric M.

I've seen this movie on television, and I was looking forward to seeing it. But I didn't want to see it alone, because I'm afraid I might get distracted. I didn't. It was nice. I found the movie very touching. The music was very good. I liked the actors. And I really liked the scenery. And it was quite realistic. So I really enjoyed this movie. It's a nice movie. I'm really glad I saw it.

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Lauren C.

I just saw this movie in a Toronto Film Festival screening and I must say I was pleasantly surprised. I was surprised because I'm not a fan of Johnny Depp and I didn't like "The Devil's Advocate". But I was pleasantly surprised by this film. I really loved the story, I really liked the characters, I really liked the setting, and I really liked the music. It's a really interesting story about a guy who's trying to save his relationship with his wife and her children from a divorce. I really liked the relationship between Johnny Depp and his wife. I also thought the story was really original and I was really surprised by how it was told. I was also surprised that it was a black comedy but I think it was a very funny movie. I also thought the cinematography was amazing and the film had a very unusual look. I really liked the story and I really liked the characters. I thought it was a very good movie and I really hope that people see it. I think it's a really good movie.

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Teresa M.

I have watched this film many times. It is a moving story that shows the impact of a person's life on their own family. This film has been on my "must see" list for a long time. I am glad I saw it and I am glad I found a copy of it. I can't wait to see it again.