Hello! Welcome to I Heart Saoirse, a fansite for actress Saoirse Ronan. She is known for films such as "Atonement", "Hanna", "The Host" and "The Grand Budapest Hotel", and was most recently seen in "Brooklyn" - a film that got her an Academy Award nomination as Leading Actress, the 2nd she's received in her career. We have been sharing news, photos, videos and other information on Saoirse and her career since 2013, thanks to the support of many other fans around the world. We appreciate your visit, and hope you come back soon!
Category: ‘Brooklyn’ Category
Bella   //   January 07,2016   //   0 Comments   •   Brooklyn, Interviews, Videos

Saoirse was interviewed for Variety Magazine’s Awards Contenders feature, along with ‘Brooklyn’ director John Crowley and screenwriter Nick Hornby. Here she talks about the “intense relationship” with her character:

 

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Bella   //   January 04,2016   //   0 Comments   •   Articles, Brooklyn, Press

Saoirse has landed a spot on Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list in the Hollywood & Entertainment category, following her turn in ‘Brooklyn’. The annual list highlights “young entrepreneurs, breakout talents, and change agents in 20 different sectors”. Here is Forbes’ write-up:

Saoirse Ronan, 21
Actor

Saoirse Ronan, known for her roles in “Atonement” and “The Lovely Bones” has set critics fluttering with ‘Brooklyn’, which many will expect will earn her a second Oscar nomination. The Irish-born Ronan makes her Broadway debut as Abigail Williams in “The Crucible” in 2016.

Dani   //   December 31,2015   //   0 Comments   •   Brooklyn, Interviews

Saoirse talked to Brantley Bardin from Palm Springs Life about her journey through Brooklyn, receiving the International Star Award at Palm Springs International Film Festival and more, read it below:

With a face that seems to come from another era, one so expressive that it could have served her well as a great silent film star, Irish actress Saoirse Ronan creates characters and produces performances that writers describe as “ethereal” and “otherworldly.”

Offscreen, however, Ronan is disarmingly unpretentious and a creature very much of her time. She professes to love basketball, swimming, and surfing. Three of her favorite movies of the last year include the über-popular titles, Trainwreck, Spy, and Inside Out. Best of all, she’s charmingly prone to reflexive self-deprecation: When conversation turns to a quick discussion of her rhapsodic pale, blue eyes, she says with a wry lilt, “Ah, yes, my eyes. My selling point. I’m, actually, a terrible actress, but the blue eyes, for some reason, seem to keep me going!”

In many ways, it seems, the Emerald Isle actress (whose first name is pronounced SEAR-sha) is a normal, funny, and endearing young woman of 21. Her prodigious work, however, is as far from normal as Ireland is from the Ivory Coast. With its heady mixture of art house and major studio work, her filmography is one most actresses twice her age can only dream about.

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Dani   //   December 13,2015   //   1 Comment   •   Awards, Brooklyn

Saoirse Ronan’s ‘Brooklyn’ continues its impressive run through the current awards season, below you can see the latest nominations:

San Francisco Film Critics Circle nominations:

BEST ACTRESS: Saoirse Ronan, Brooklyn (WON)
BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY: Nick Hornby, Brooklyn (WON)
BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN: Francois Seguin & Suzanne Cloutier, Brooklyn
BEST DIRECTOR: John Crowley, Brooklyn (2ND PLACE)
BEST PICTURE: Brooklyn (2ND PLACE)

San Diego Film Critics Society’s Awards nominations:

BEST PICTURE: Brooklyn
BEST DIRECTOR: John Crowley, Brooklyn
BEST ACTRESS: Saoirse Ronan, Brooklyn
BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY: Nick Hornby, Brooklyn
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY: Yves Belanger, Brooklyn
BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN: Francois Seguin, Brooklyn
BREAKTHROUGH ARTIST: Emory Cohen, Brooklyn

Phoenix Critics Circle nominations:

BEST ACTRESS: Saoirse Ronan, Brooklyn

St. Louis Film Critics Association

BEST ACTRESS: Saoirse Ronan, Brooklyn
BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY: Brooklyn
BEST ART DIRECTION: Brooklyn

Dani   //   December 11,2015   //   0 Comments   •   Awards, Brooklyn

The Detroit Film Critics Society Awards has announced its nominees and Brooklyn with its cast & crew received a total of 5 nominations, check them below:

BEST FILM: Brooklyn
BEST DIRECTOR: John Crowley, Brooklyn
BEST ACTRESS: Saoirse Ronan, Brooklyn
BREAKTHROUGH: Emory Cohen, Brooklyn
BEST SCREENPLAY: Nick Hornby, Brooklyn

The winners will be announced on December 14, 2015.

Dani   //   December 07,2015   //   0 Comments   •   Awards, Brooklyn

Saoirse is having quite an impressive run through the current awards season with her work in ‘Brooklyn’. Check out below the updates so far:

Won as Best Actress:

– Boston Online Film Critics Awards
– New York Film Critics Circle
– The Moët British Independent Film Awards

Best Actress runner-up (2nd place):

– Boston Society of Film Critics
– New York Film Critics Online
– The Los Angeles Film Critics Association

Saoirse will also be sharing the ‘Outstanding Performer of The Year’ award with actress Brie Larson at Santa Barbara International Film Festival.

Maria   //   December 03,2015   //   0 Comments   •   Brooklyn, Interviews

The New York Film Critics Circle earlier today named Saoirse Ronan best actress of 2015 for her role as a young Irish immigrant in the 1950s, navigating life on her own in the borough that gives Brooklyn its title.

While digesting the news back in Dublin, Ronan took time to speak with The Hollywood Reporterabout what the award means to her. The 21-year-old emerging star revealed her strong personal connection to New York City as she also prepares to make her Broadway debut early next year in an all-star revival of Arthur Miller’s The Crucible, beginning performances Feb. 29.

Congratulations on your award today.

Ronan: Thank you so, so much. I only heard a couple of hours ago; I was in the car on the way home and I almost crashed into a bus. But yeah, it’s really an absolute honor, I have to say. I’m back in Dublin and I genuinely did almost crash into a bus. I heard actually when I was still in the building, but then I talked to my agent afterwards and we were both very, very happy. And then I almost killed both myself and my mother! It didn’t happen — yet — but that’s how excited I was.

So what does it mean to you to be named best actress by the New York Film Critics Circle?

It means everything, especially the fact that it’s the New York critics recognizing me and the film and work that I’ve done — it couldn’t mean more. This is a city that means so much to me and it’s a huge part of the film. I’ve been saying to my Mam on the way home that this is the first time apart from Irish awards that I’ve gotten a best actress prize, so it means an awful lot, it really does.

As you say, Brooklyn is as much a New York story as it is an Irish story. As a young Irish woman who is making your way internationally now, was it a very personal film for you? Read More