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The loneliness living in Brooklyn abates when Eilis Lacey (Saoirse Ronan) attends night-time accounting classes and meets a decent fella - an Italian plumber named Tony (Emory Cohen).

A fine portrayal of a young woman's personal journey

Brooklyn quietly draws the audience in, keeps them interested - and delivers an old-school movie memory to cherish.
Feb 19, 2016 5:50 AM

IN the early 1950s, a young Irish lass leaves her small-town home and the security of a loving family in search of a better life in America. What she experiences is neither uncommon nor particularly grim. It's just her own immigrant story: beautifully observed, quietly sensitive and deeply