AMERICAN DREAM AND IRISH IMMIGRANT WOMAN EILIS: ANALYSING BROOKLYN MOVIE Cover Image

AMERİKAN RÜYASI VE İRLANDALI GÖÇMEN BİR KADIN EİLİS: BROOKLYN FİLMİNİN ANALİZİ
AMERICAN DREAM AND IRISH IMMIGRANT WOMAN EILIS: ANALYSING BROOKLYN MOVIE

Author(s): Özlem ÖZDEMİR
Subject(s): Evaluation research, Film / Cinema / Cinematography, Migration Studies, Sociology of Art
Published by: Kültür Ajans Tanıtım ve Organizasyon
Keywords: Ireland; United States of America; international migration; Brooklyn movie; sending country; receiving country;

Summary/Abstract: Brooklyn (John Crowley, 2015) movie is about a young immigrant woman (Eilis Lacey) who moves intercontinental from Ireland to the United States by a a ship in the 1950s to live American dream. Eilis' American dream who lives in İreland with her mother and sister was a revenue-generating job, education and a better lifestyle that she could not have in her own country. form this point of view the film is extremely important in terms of addressing the migration of women. Because, gendering migration has become one of the most important issues in the 1980s and early 1990s. Studies on international migration in these years; they stated that women should be considered as individual, independent and active, not passive migrants who go after their spouses or families. The film draws attention at this point.

  • Issue Year: 2019
  • Issue No: 41
  • Page Range: 202-212
  • Page Count: 11
  • Language: Turkish