Brooklyn: Film Guide





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A film guide that looks at Brooklyn (2015), in which a young Irish immigrant starts an exciting new life in 1950s Brooklyn, but soon finds the past catching up with her.

This guide is useful for exploring topics including English, Film Studies, Geography, History and PSHE Education in addition to highlighting themes surrounding North American countries, refugees and immigration, family, friendships, love and relationships, British cinema, growing up, historical periods, books and plays, and community.

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  • Careers
  • English
  • Film Studies
  • Geography
  • History
  • PSHE Education

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