Brooklyn (2015)

In 1950s Ireland and New York, young Ellis Lacey has to choose between two men and two countries.

BROOKLYN tells the profoundly moving story of Eilis Lacey (Saoirse Ronan), a young Irish immigrant navigating her way through 1950s Brooklyn. Lured by the promise of America, Eilis departs Ireland and the comfort of her mother's home for the shores of New York City. The initial shackles of homesickness quickly diminish as a fresh romance sweeps Eilis into the intoxicating charm of love. But soon, her new vivacity is disrupted by her past, and Eilis must choose between two countries and the lives that exist within. (C) Fox Searchlight

Rotten Tomatoes: Certified Fresh 97% / Audience 88%

8/10

Rated PG-13 1 hr 51 mins

GENRES
Drama • Romance
DIRECTION
John Crowley
CAST
Saoirse Ronan  •  Domhnall Gleeson  •  Emory Cohen  •  Emily Bett Rickards

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CAST & CHARACTERS
Saoirse Ronan Eilis Lacey
Domhnall Gleeson Jim Farrell
Emory Cohen Tony
Emily Bett Rickards Patty McGuire
Eileen O'Higgins Nancy
Julie Walters Mrs. Kehoe
Samantha Munro Dorothy
Jim Broadbent Father Flood
Nora-Jane Noone Sheila
Michael Zegen Maurizio Fiorello
Paulino Nunes Mr. Fiorello
Jenn Murray Dolores