In America is a 2003 film directed by Jim Sheridan. The semi-autobiographical screenplay by Sheridan and his daughters Naomi and Kirsten focuses on an immigrant Irish family’s efforts to survive 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 Sheridan, Best Actress for Samantha Morton and Best Supporting Actor for Djimon Hounsou.
The score, composed by Gavin Friday and Maurice Seezer was nominated for Best Original Film Score in the 2004 Ivor Novello Awards.
Time Enough For Tears was nominated in the 2003 Golden Globe Awards for Best Original Song, The Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Song, and won the Phoenix Film Critics Society Award for Best Original Song.