Brooklyn may not be hitting the big screen until November but it is already one of the most talked about and acclaimed movies of the year.

Brooklyn

Brooklyn

Brooklyn is an adaptation of the novel by Colm Tóibín and marks the return of John Crowley to the director's chair. Crowley has already brought us films such as Boy A and Is Anybody There? And this is his first movie since Closed Circuit back in 2013.

The movie premiered at the Sundance Film Festival at the beginning of the year, where it was met with acclaim, and it is now being tipped as one of the early major Oscar contenders.

The brand new trailer for the film has arrived and it looks set to be a powerful drama about love, family, and home:

Brooklyn sees Saoirse Ronan take on the central role of Eilis Lacey and she is joined on the cast list by Domhnall Gleeson, Emory Cohen, Jim Broadbent, and Julie Walters - it really is an exciting mix of young talent and established stars.

Set in the early 1950s, Brooklyn is the story of a young woman, Eilis (Ronan) who moves from small town Ireland to Brooklyn, NY where, unlike home, she has the opportunity for work and for a future - and love, in the shape of Italian-American Tony (Cohen).

When a family tragedy brings her back to Ireland, she finds herself absorbed into her old community, but now with eligible Jim (Gleeson) courting her. As she repeatedly postpones her return to America, Eilis finds herself confronting a terrible dilemma - a heart-breaking choice between two men and two countries.

There are already a whole host of films that are being tipped as Oscar contenders but there is a lot of noise surrounding Brooklyn and it looks set to be a major force when the awards season rolls around.

Brooklyn is released in November.


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