This is a simple film, told magnificently. The screenplay captures the coming-of-age story, with dignity and pathos. Ronan is excellent. Broadbent is great in a brief role. Beautifully photographed.
Leonard Maltin/Plot synopsis:
An Irish immigrant lands in 1950s Brooklyn, where she quickly falls into a romance with a local. When her past catches up with her, however, she must choose between two countries and the lives that exist within.