The plot of the film "A Most Violent Year" sends the viewer to the dashing 80-ies in the distant America. The life story of the main character of Abel's film is difficult and has many unexpected twists. After moving with his wife Anna in search of a better life from Latin America to new York, he began to spin like a squirrel in a wheel to ensure his family a comfortable existence. Now he owns a small business for the supply of fuel for refueling. But from this problem Abel does not end, because around a lot of well-wishers, dreaming to see him ruined. A series of troubles awaits our hero, but will he cope with them?