Directed by John Crowley, written by Nick Hornby and Colm Tóibín (his novel), and starring Saoirse Ronan, Domhnall Gleeson, Julie Walters and Jim Broadbent.
This romantic period drama is set in 1951 and follows Eilis Lacey, a young Irish woman who emigrates to Brooklyn to find employment. There she marries an Italian plumber called Tony, before being forced to choose between her home town of Enniscorthy or her new life in Brooklyn. The film was nominated for three Academy Awards: Best Picture, Best Actress, and Best Adapted Screenplay, and won the BAFTA Award for Best British Film.
Cert 12A/117 mins