Our final film of the season, Brooklyn was nominated for three Academy Awards including Best Picture and won the BAFTA Award for Best British Film.
Set in the 1950s, the story follows young Irish woman Ellis Lacey as she travels to New York City in search of a better life. Initially homesick, she begins to adjust to her new surroundings with the help of Italian-American Tony Fiorello with whom she becomes romantically involved. After news of a family crisis, Ellis returns to Ireland. She enjoys spending time back in her hometown and becomes acquainted with a young man, Jim Farrell, finding herself torn between two very different paths.