About

In 1950s Ireland and New York, young Ellis Lacey has to choose between two men and two countries.

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Directed by

John Crowley

Written by

Nick Hornby (Screenplay)
Colm Tóibín (Novel)

Runtime

111 minutes

Country

United Kingdom, Canada, Ireland

Language

English

Tagline

Two countries, two loves, one heart

Cast

Keywords

marriage based on novel or book ireland love triangle ship working class 1950s suburb homesickness boarding house journey community brooklyn new york city dual life irish immigrant

Photos

Lists

#5 on The 50 Most Critically-Acclaimed Films of 2015 They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#48 on The 21st Century’s 100 greatest films BBC

#342 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Motion Picture of the Year

Oscar nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role Saoirse Ronan

Oscar nomination for Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay