Check out Darren’s take on this week’s Oscar Challenge movie – Brooklyn (2015)
Rob and I have decided to make a twist on the challenge where we will be looking at Oscar related films first before moving into going back to look at different Oscar winners from the past.
Writer: Nick Hornby (Screenplay) Colm Toibin (Novel)
Starring: Saoirse Ronan, Eillen O’Higgins, Domhnall Gleeson, Jim Broadbent, Emory Cohen, Julie Walters
Plot: An Irish immigrant lands in 1950s Brooklyn, where she quickly falls into a new romance. When her past catches up with her, however, she must choose between two countries and the lives that exist within.
There may be spoilers the rest of the review
Verdict: Wonderful Romantic Story
Story: Brooklyn starts with Eilis (Ronan) a young Irish woman working in a local shop, she plans to move to America and Father Flood (Broadbent) has helped make…
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