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Anyone want to watch & talk about BROOKLYN?

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Talkedabout Sun 10-Sep-17 08:29:23

I'm very late to the party, but would really like to watch this film & chat about it afterwards. Any takers?

whiteroseredrose Sun 10-Sep-17 08:36:23

I will but it might be a few days. My DM has raved about the book.

user1471134011 Sun 10-Sep-17 08:37:25

Loved book and film. Found them very different in tone.

Talkedabout Sun 10-Sep-17 08:46:12

OOh thanks, both. I might hold off for a few days then, whiterose It sounds like it might be very emotional. Will need some handholding as I'm feeling delicate right now!

Talkedabout Mon 11-Sep-17 22:50:49

Oh! I watched it! sad sad sad
Brilliant film! Must read the book.... Be prepared to weep!

LloydColeandtheCoconuts Thu 05-Oct-17 07:39:01

I loved both film and book. In the film there is a sense of closure. The book is more open ended. I love both the two men in her life. They’re so lovely. As is she. I saw the film twice in 2 days I loved it so much. Ive seen it a few more times since and I still cry. Every time!

SchadenfreudePersonified Sat 07-Oct-17 17:26:38

I've had the book for months and not yet read it (I have about 12 years of reading material to wade through and keep adding to it . . . ). I might read it when I'm finished the one I'm on and then if there is a discussion, I can join in.

user1486915549 Wed 11-Oct-17 11:43:27

For me it was that rare case of the film being better than the book.
Both excellent though, loved them.

hollyisalovelyname Wed 11-Oct-17 19:12:56

I loved the film, I haven't read the book.

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