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Ireland, early 1950s. Eilis Lacey (Saoirse Ronan) is a young woman working in a grocery shop. She has greater ambitions and moves to Brooklyn, New York, leaving her mother and sister, Rose (Fiona Glascott), behind. She is terribly homesick but eventually settles down, finding a job, studying to be a bookkeeper and meeting a nice young Italian man, Tony Fiorello (Emory Cohen). Things are going well, but then she learns that Rose has died, and decides to return to Ireland, temporarily. She and Tony hastily get married, and then she sets off back to Ireland, alone. Life is about to get complicated.Written by
Amongst Irish movie productions, this movie had the best local debut at the box-office in nineteen years. In Ireland, this movie had the widest theatrical release ever for an Irish movie, and its opening gross was the highest since Michael Collins (1996) opened in November 1996. See more »
A car seen in the movie twice is a 1954 Kaiser Manhattan; the movie is set in 1951-2. See more »
Miss Kelly wants to talk to you later.
Not if what you're going to say will cause trouble for me in some way or another.
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Five, Ten, Fifteen Hours
Written by Rudy Toombs
Used by kind permission of Carlin Music Corp.
Performed by Ruth Brown
Licensed courtesy of Warner Music UK Ltd. See more »
Two-time Academy Award Nominee Saoirse Ronan is as extraordinary as she is beautiful in Brooklyn. Set in the 1950s a young Irish woman is torn between her homeland and the United States. Her character has ambition and romance on her mind. She's strong and smart. The cast here maybe mostly unrecognizable but is superb. Especially handsome Emory Cohen who plays Tony. It's about family, respect, hard work, the things we love, ambition and most of all romantic love. It is a treasure trove of a movie about the the things we value most in life. It's perfect for a Sunday afternoon and brings enchantment. If only there were more movies like this one.
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