This movie is set in 1950’s Brooklyn. Saoirse Ronan plays Ellis Lacey, a young woman who leaves her native Ireland to make a new life in America. She struggles to find her way in the city, taking a job at a department store while dealing with severe homesickness until she meets Tony at a dance.
However, when here older sister Rose dies, she returns home to Ireland.
While in Ireland, she is set up with Jim Farrell, the most eligible bachelor in town.
She finds herself faced with a difficult choice. Stay in her homeland, or return to America and the life she has there.
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