An American Rhapsody

An American Rhapsody
Scarlett Johansson

Scarlett Johansson

Screen Time: 50%
Role: Zsuzsi/Suzanne Sandor (at 15)
Age: 16 years old


An American Rhapsody

Amerikai rapszódia (Hungary)
Rating: 6.6 (3 votes)
Directed: Éva Gárdos
Country: Hungary, USA
Language: English, Hungarian
Genre: Coming of Age, Drama, Historical


In 1950, a Hungarian couple, Peter and Margit, are forced to flee from the oppressive communist country for the USA with their eldest daughter Maria, but are forced to leave behind their infant daughter Suzanne who is raised by kindly foster couple. 6 years later, Peter and Margit arrange for the American Red Cross to bring Suzanne to their new home in Los Angeles where the perplexed youth is forced to accept her sudden change in home and country which leads to a troubled growing up. At age 15, the rebelious and unsure-of-herself Suzanne tries to come to terms with her roots and decides to travel back to Budapest, Hungary to find her true idenity.