Brooklyn poster
Directed by John Crowley
Produced by Finola Dwyer
Amanda Posey
Screenplay by Nick Hornby

Saoirse Ronan
Emory Cohen
Domhnall Gleeson
Jim Broadbent
Julie Walters

Music by Michael Brook
Cinematography Yves Bélanger
Editing by Jake Roberts
Distributed by Lionsgate (UK)
Fox Searchlight Pictures (US)
Release 26 January 2015 (Sundance)
6 November 2015 UK
Running time 112 minutes
Country Ireland
United Kingdom
Language English
Budget $10 million
Gross revenue

Brooklyn is a 2015 historical period drama film directed by John Crowley and written by Nick Hornby, based on Colm Tóibín's novel of the same name. The film, starring Saoirse Ronan, Emory Cohen, Domhnall Gleeson, Jim Broadbent and Julie Walters, will be theatrically released on 6 November 2015.

The film is an international co-production between companies in Ireland, the United Kingdom, and Canada.


Young Irish immigrant Eilis Lacey (Saoirse Ronan) navigates her way through 1950s Brooklyn. Lured by the promise of the USA, Eilis departs Ireland and the comfort of her mother's (Jane Brennan) home for the shores of New York City. The initial shackles of homesickness quickly diminish as a fresh romance sweeps Eilis into the intoxicating charm of love. But soon, her new vivacity is disrupted by her past, and Eilis must choose between two countries and the lives that exist within.


  • Saoirse Ronan as Eilis Lacey
  • Emory Cohen as Antonio "Tony" Fiorello
  • Domhnall Gleeson as Jim Farrell
  • Jim Broadbent as Father Flood
  • Julie Walters as Madge Kehoe
  • Bríd Brennan as Miss Kelly
  • Jane Brennan as Mrs. Lacey
  • Fiona Glascott as Rose Lacey
  • Jessica Paré as Miss Fortini
  • Eileen O'Higgins as Nancy
  • Emily Bett Rickards as Patty McGuire
  • Jenn Murray as Dolores Grace
  • Eve Macklin as Diana Montini
  • Mary O'Driscoll as Miss McAdam
  • Nora-Jane Noone as Sheila
  • Michael Zegen as Maurizio Fiorello
  • Paulino Nunes as Mr. Fiorello
  • Gerard Murphy as Daddy Lacey

External links

  • Brooklyn at the Internet Movie Database

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