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Brooklyn, Film Review. Picturehouse@F.A.C.T., Liverpool.

Liverpool Sound and Vision Rating 9/10

Cast: Saoirse Ronan, Domhnall Gleeson, Emory Cohen, Julie Walters, Jim Broadbent, Mary O’Driscoll, Eileen O’Higgins, Emily Bett Rickards, Eve Macklin, Maeve McGrath, Jenn Murray, Aine Ni Mhuiri, Nora-Jane Noone, Jane Brennan, Jessica Pare, Ellen David, Paulino Nunes.

Nothing can truly prepare you for that moment when you walk through immigration at J.F.K. or when you step off the boat and look to the west to begin a new life, nothing prepares you for the home sickness, for the memory of the people you have left behind or for the realisation that no matter how far you travel, home is now only a plane journey away.