In America (2002)
Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor (Djimon Hounsou)
Academy Award for Best Writing, Original Screenplay (Jim Sheridan)Award details: (details at IMDb)
In America is a 2002 drama Irish-American film directed by Jim Sheridan. The semi-autobiographical screenplay by Sheridan and his daughters Naomi and Kirsten focuses on an immigrant Irish family's struggle to start a new life in New York City, as seen through the eyes of the elder daughter. The film was nominated for three Academy Awards including Best Original Screenplay for the Sheridans, Best Actress for Samantha Morton and Best Supporting Actor for Djimon Hounsou.