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Brooklyn Plot

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

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Budget : $11 mn
Box Office : $62 mn

Brooklyn Cast

More Directed by Pascal Tessaud

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  • BROOKLYN Official HD Trailer
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  • 5/5

Brooklyn was one of my favorite films of the Sundance film festival. Nick Hornby (About a Boy, An Education) adapted the book for the screen, and I especially loved some very sharply written funny dialogue -- the boarding house dinners were an absolute stitch.

Saorise (which we learned is pronounce Ser-shay) Ronan stars as Elis, a young woman with little prospects in her town in Ireland in 1951. Her older sister has arranged through a priest in Brooklyn for her to immigrate with a job already waiting for her. She has a difficult crossing, and is taken under the wing of her roommate who...

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