Brooklyn (Blu-ray release 2016-2-29) is universally loved.  It’s a period romantic drama about a woman coming from Ireland to Brooklyn for work, getting homesick, meeting a nice guy and getting a new life.  When she went home, she met another nice guy, and her old life does not seem to be so bad any more.

Good production, beautiful shots, strong performances, these are all good.  My problem with this story, however, is that her ultimate choice does not look sincere to me at all.  It seems to me she made her choice unwillingly only when a threat comes up.

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