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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
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Drama
Director
Michael D. Olmos
Writer
Robert Mailer Anderson, Zack Anderson
Actors
Jacqueline Obradors, Ryan Guzman, Edward James Olmos, Rene Auberjonois
Country
USA
Year
2019
Audio Languages
Deutsch, English, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
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» (7)

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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.