- 1 hr 35 min
America is the story of a 30-year-old mother from a remote Caribbean village. Her village seems peaceful and perfect, however, her life is anything but. After her daughter runs away, America’s lover lets his rage loose against her. To escape him, she leaves for the United States, hoping for a fresh start. In New York City, America begins a new life. A nanny by day, she works in a laundry at night. She befriends three fellow nannies and, with their help as well as the help of relatives, she works to bring her daughter to her. However, America is haunted by her past. Violence returns to her life, and she must confront her fear to keep her dream safe.