Viktor Navorski is a man without a country; his plane took off just as a coup d'etat exploded in his homeland, leaving it in shambles, and now he's stranded at Kennedy Airport, where he's holding a passport that nobody recognizes. While quarantined in the transit lounge until authorities can figure out what to do with him, Viktor simply goes on living – and courts romance with a beautiful flight attendant.
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At first the idea of a guy stuck on the airport didn't sound very interesting. I was actually a bit worried that the film might not be captivating enough to keep me awake after 9pm. Fortunately I was wrong and this turned out to be a fantastic film! I never thought that I could find burocracy so amusing. This wasn't even a comedy, but I was laughing so hard in many parts.
This is one of those films that you want to watch again right after finishing it because there's so many thing that you know you missed the first time around. There's just so many little fascinating details that it's impossible to get it all if you only watch it once.