In the 1950’s Irish girl Eilis Lacey follows her older sisters plan to move to Brooklyn U.S.A leaving her mother and sister behind. Once in Brooklyn Eilis begins to experience overwhelming homesickness and dread for leaving her family thoughshe soon gets a job in a department store and begins studying at night school. Eilis soon meets and fall is in love with an Italian boy named Tony who works as a Plumber. After receiving bad news from home Eilis returns to Ireland leaving Tony behind, promising to return, though while back home Eilis catches the attention of Jim, a young man whom seems like a good match for her. As time passes Eilis realises she must choose between her life in Ireland or in Brooklyn and the two lives that exist within them.

Director: John Crowley

Actors: Saoirse Ronan, Emory Cohen, Domhnall Gleeson, Jim Broadbent, Julie Walters, Brd Brennan

Year: 2015

Length:112 Minutes

Classification: M15+ Coarse language & Brief sex scene


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