The Terminal

The Terminal

In Steven Spielberg’s latest, The Terminal, Viktor Navorski (Tom Hanks), a resident of a make-believe East European country, Krakhosia, travels to New York City on a sentimental mission but gets stranded at Kennedy Airport when a revolution back home deprives him of citizenship and passport. Until the revolutionaries organize a new government and receive recognition from the United States, Viktor is a man without a country. The airport’s...

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Richard Alleva has been reviewing movies for Commonweal since 1990.