Adaptation #141: A Guilt Trip to Brooklyn


Kendyl struggles to pronounce the Irish names in Colm Toibin’s Brooklyn, while Jenn patiently corrects her and they talk about moving away from home, memories that fade, and choosing between futures.

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Main Discussion


-by Colm Toibin (colim toe-been)

-published in 2009

Brooklyn (2015)

-Written by Nick Hornby

-Directed by John Corwley

-Starring Saoirse Ronan, Julie Walters, Domhnall Gleeson, Emory Cohen and Jim Broadbent

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