Brooklyn

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Synopsis

Eilis Lacey is 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 she must choose between two countries and the lives that exist within.

Cast

  • Saoirse Ronan
  • Domhnall Gleeson
  • Emory Cohen
  • Jim Broadbent
  • Julie Walters

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the cinematography was great. went with a bunch of people, the girls cried, we all laughed and many couldn't stop talking about the characters during the movie. success

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Metacritic

85
Nov 4, 2015

This is sweet, sentimental filmmaking of the old school, but it’s too sincere to get sticky. If “nice” isn’t the kind of adjective to put you off a movie, you’ll probably enjoy Brooklyn, even if you’re occasionally aware of its masterful manipulations.

Metacritic review by Alonso Duralde
Alonso Duralde
TheWrap
100
Jan 31, 2015

Classily and classically crafted in the best sense by director John Crowley and screenwriter Nick Hornby, this superbly acted romantic drama is set in the early 1950s and provides the feeling of being lifted into a different world altogether, so transporting is the film’s sense of time and place and social mores.

Metacritic review by Todd McCarthy
Todd McCarthy
The Hollywood Reporter