Born on April 12, 1994
From New York, New York
Saoirse Ronan as "Eilis"
Young Irish immigrant Eilis Lace (Saoirse Ronan) navigates her way through 1950s Brooklyn. Lured by the promise of America, Eilis departs Ireland and the comfort of her mother's home for the shores of New York City. The initial shackles of homesickness quickly diminish as a fresh romance sweeps Eilis into the intoxicating charm of love. But soon, her past disrupts her new vivacity, and Eilis must choose between two countries and the lives that exist within.
|Academy Award (2015)||Nominated||Actress in a Leading Role|
|British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2015)||Nominated||Leading Actress|
|Golden Globe (2015)||Nominated||Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama|
|Screen Actors Guild Awards (2015)||Nominated||Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role|