Brooklyn (2015)

Brooklyn 2015

US Title:
Brooklyn
Year:
2015
Country:
Canada, Ireland, UK
Director:
John Crowley


What’s It About?
A young Irish immigrant in 1950’s Brooklyn finds herself (and her heart) torn between her new life and her old home.

Short Review: 100 Words or Less (no spoilers)
Romance dramas aren’t my cup of tea, but I gotta say that I found Brooklyn to be kind of nice. Yes, there were moments when it was painfully obvious that I was watching a “chick flick,” and I shook my head a few times at the decisions made by the main character (“oh my god, just be honest!”); but overall I have to admit that I enjoyed this film. The script surpasses typical boy-meets-girl or love triangle tropes by including resonant themes of immigration, emigration and leaving one’s homeland. Saoirse Ronan did a great job here; so did Emory Cohen.

Final Grade: B-

Tagonomy
Genre:
Tags:
More Info:


Thanks for reading!

One thought on “Brooklyn (2015)

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s