Pillow Cinema: Brooklyn
The Oscar-nominated film about an Irish immigrant in New York
It's time for a cinema revolution…and it's gonna be stuffed with feathers. Situated in the heart of East London, Pillow Cinema have transformed the stunning Tudor home Sutton House into a cosy space filled with fatboy bean bags. They’ll be screening a great range of films, so come and join them for the loveliest, comfiest, cosiest cinema experience this side of a fluffy cloud. This time, it's a screening of Brooklyn. The story follows Ellis Lacey (Saoirse Ronan – Oscar nominated for her performance in the film) playing a young Irish immigrant in '50s Brooklyn, New York. Struggling to settle and then finding love, when her past life emerges, she is forced to choose between her new life and what she left back home. Adapted by Nick Hornby from the novel by Colm Tóibín, this is an incredible coming-of-age period drama. "An awards-caliber performance by Saoirse Ronan." – New York Post "A superb, emotionally turbulent account of a young Irishwoman's attempt to become an American in the early 1950's" _ Hollywood Reporter Certificate 12A. Runtime: 1 hour 52 minutes. Doors open 30 minutes before film start time.
"The allure of the road not taken and the power of Saoirse Ronan's performance exert a powerful pull."