Based on Colm T?ib?n's 2009 novel, “Brooklyn” stars Saoirse Ronan.
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"Brooklyn" is a story for anyone who has ever left home. It's a story for those who've waffled in indecision, for those forming their identities and forging their own paths. There's very little drama in this tale of a young woman, Eilis Lacey (Saoirse Ronan), who leaves her small Irish town and her mother and sister in the 1950s to find a life and career in New York.We meet her first at a dead end job as a shop girl in the tiny town of Enniscorthy, but she's already got a way out. Her sister has made an appeal to an Irish priest living in New York who's agreed to sponsor her trip across the Atlantic and set up a job and housing. Eilis knows it's the only way to get her life started even though she's heartbroken to leave.The conflict emerges not just because there's suddenly a romantic prospect in Ireland.In this way, each man represents a different life for Eilis.
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