Following the May Fair Hotel Gala screening of John Crowley’s mesmeric Brooklyn at the BFI London Film Festival last night, Lionsgate and BBC Films have provided the latest trailer for the romance.
Our gleaming five star review of this “rich, lyrical and irrevocably beautiful” film can be read right here.
Starring Saoirse Ronan, Domhnall Gleeson, Emory Cohen, Julie Waters and Jim Broadbent, Brooklyn opens in UK cinemas on 6th November.
The official synopsis for the Nick Hornby adaptation states:
BROOKLYN is the story of Eilis, a young woman who moves from small-town Ireland to Brooklyn, NY where she strives to forge a new life for herself, finding work and first love in the process. When a family tragedy brings her back to Ireland, she finds herself confronting a terrible dilemma – a heart-breaking choice between two men and two countries.Adapted from Colm Tóibín’s New York Times Bestseller by Nick Hornby (Oscar® nominee for An Education) and directed by John Crowley (Intermission, Boy A), BROOKLYN is produced by Finola Dwyer and Amanda Posey (Quartet, Oscar® nominees for An Education).BROOKLYN stars Saoirse Ronan (The Grand Budapest Hotel and Oscar® nominee for Atonement), Domhnall Gleeson (About Time, Anna Karenina), Emory Cohen (The Place Beyond The Pines), Jim Broadbent (Oscar® winner for Iris) and Julie Walters (Oscar® nominee for Billy Elliot and Educating Rita).Production design is by François Séguin (The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, Emmy nominated for The Borgias) and Yves Bélanger (Wild, Dallas Buyers Club) is Director of Photography. Costumes are by Odile Dicks-Mireaux (The Constant Gardener and BAFTA® nominee for An Education) with make-up design by Morna Ferguson (Calvary, In America). BROOKLYN was filmed for three weeks in 2014 in Enniscorthy, Wexford and Dublin, Ireland, before moving to Montreal, Canada for a further four weeks.BBC Films, Telefilm Canada, Bord Scannán Na hÉireann/The Irish Film Board, SODEC and BFI present a Wildgaze Films/ Finola Dwyer Productions / Parallel Films / Item 7 co-production, produced in association with Ingenious, BAI, RTE and Hanway Films.