I wish that I could stop feeling that I want to be an Irish girl in Ireland.
When Eilis is given a chance to emigrate to New York she jumps at the chance for a better life, even if it means leaving her family and home. Desperately homesick at first, Eilis soon finds romance in Brooklyn, but when a family emergency forces her back to Ireland, she finds herself torn between her personal freedom and her family responsibilities.
Nominated for 3 Academy Awards; Best Picture, Best Actress for Saoirse Ronan and Adapted Screenplay for Nick Hornby.
Nominated for 6 BAFTAs; Outstanding British Film, Adapted Screenplay Nick Hornby, Leading Actress Saoirse Ronan, Supporting Actress Julie Walters, Costume Design Odile Dicks-Mireaux, Make Up & Hair Morna Ferguson, Lorraine Glynn.
Saoirse Ronan winner of the Best Actress award at the British Independent Film Awards and winner of the New York Film Critics Circle award for Best Actress; nominated for a Screen Actors Guild award for Lead Female Actor; nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama. Winner of Best Picture at London's Evening Standard Film Awards.
To read the Nick Hornby adapted screenplay - head over to BBC Writersroom: http://www.bbc.co.uk/writersroom/scripts/brooklyn
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BBC Films Telefilm Canada Bord Scannán Na héireann/The Irish Film Board Sodec and BFI present a Wildgaze Films Finola Dwyer Productions Parallel Films Item 7 co-production produced in association with Bun And Ham Productions Limited in association with BAI RTE and HanWay Films A Film by John Crowley
6 November 2015
Out on DVD
29 February 2016
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