With World War I looming and communists overrunning Hungary, one family makes a critical decision: They will leave their home and journey to America.
Benjamin and Julianna look forward to a better future for themselves and their children, Marri, Pauley and Lizzie. But when Julianna realizes they are actually entering the United States illegally, she understands for the first time that life in the land of opportunity may not be as simple as she thought.
After a long and difficult journey, the family passes through Ellis Island, which is guarded over by the Statue of Liberty. But that's the easy part, as now the family needs to learn a new language, adapt to a new culture and find ways to earn a living. They also seek out an elusive relative who is supposedly somewhere in the mammoth city.
Join one family and look at life from their various perspectives as each one tries to overcome the odds to live a life they can be proud of in Beautiful Lady.