Adaptation #141: A Guilt Trip to Brooklyn

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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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For similar discussions, check out our episodes on Far from the Madding Crowd, Paper Towns, Dark Places, and And Then There Were None.

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Main Discussion

Brooklyn

-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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Previous episode: Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials (2015)
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