November 4, 2015 (Limited)
Rated PG-13 for a scene of sexuality and brief strong language
"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...
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A young Irish woman immigrates to New York to start a new life, and your eyes start rolling at all the possible ways the drama Brooklyn
could be as dull as its title. But somehow, just somehow--whether from the terrific performance by Saoirse Ronan, or the fun screenplay by Nick Hornby (An Education
), or the engaging direction by John Crowley (Boy A
overcomes its seeming limitations.. Full movie review »