An Irish immigrant lands in 1950s Brooklyn, where she quickly falls into a new romance. When her past catches up with her, however, she must choose between two countries and the lives that exist within.
I don’t have a real interest in Brooklyn, but if it means anything, I was standing in line for an advance screening and someone in the line said these exact words, “Brooklyn is the best movie I saw this year.” Take it for what it’s worth, but it has received great reception at the international film festivals.
Fun facts: Rooney Mara was originally casted for the lead role and the film was only shot in Brooklyn for 2 days, as they couldn’t make Brooklyn look like 1950s Brooklyn, so they filmed in Montreal, Quebec.
Here’s a list of contests for the Brooklyn advance screenings in Canada:
99.9 BOB FM – Winnipeg
Virgin Radio – Edmonton
Virgin Radio – Winnipeg