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On Blu-ray everything looks and sounds as good as you would expect of a modern release, but since it does not rely on special-effects etc I don't necessarily think that it is essential to watch it in HD - this is especially pertinent as (with hindsight, rather stupidly !

) I bought this on DVD as well, finding the SD presentation to be very acceptable and (on comparison) not much different from the HD offering.

Maybe, she thought, they had never known her, any of them, because if they had, then they would have had to realize what this would be like for her.” ― Colm Tóibín, “Eilis imagined the years ahead, when these words would come to mean less and less to the man who heard them and would come to mean more and more to herself.

She almost smiled at the thought of it, then closed her eyes and tried to imagine nothing more.” ― Colm Tóibín, “She was nobody here.

I enjoyed the book but found the main character strangely unengaging. There are relatively few changes between the book and the film but it makes for more satisfying viewing Totally spot on with atmosphere of the times, and the location. Everything you expect, based on the book, but so pretty. I bought this fairly new release on Blu-ray based on the strength of media reviews, as it suggested an interesting plot with a standout lead performance.

Brooklyn the book rode me through bewilderment, to strong irritation, then over to acceptance and, in the end, powerful enjoyment. As soon as I finished the book I ran to rent the film, that's how much I enjoyed it. "Brooklyn" the film is such an easy and yet heartbreaking watch.

It was not just that she had no friends and family; it was rather that she was a ghost in this room, in the streets on the way to work, on the shop floor. The rooms in the house on Friary Street belonged to her, she thought; when she moved in them she was really there. She closed her eyes and tried to think, as she had done so many times in her life, of something she was looking forward to, but there was nothing. In any case, she could not sleep yet, since it was not yet nine o’clock. It was as though she had been locked away.” ― Colm Tóibín, “Even though she let these thoughts run as fast as they would, she still stopped when her mind moved towards real fear or dread or, worse, towards the thought that she was going to lose this world for ever, that she would never have an ordinary day again in this ordinary place, that the rest of her life would be a struggle with the unfamiliar.” ― Colm Tóibín, “None of them could help her. They would not find out about this; she would not put it into a letter.