Philomena

2013, Movie, PG-13, 0 mins

As prevalent as religion and religious belief are in the world, it is surprising how few films deal directly with the realities and difficulties of living up to such a high moral standard. Veteran director Stephen Frears, working from a first-rate script by Steve Coogan and Jeff Pope that’s based on a true story, does exactly that in the smart, funny, and deeply poignant Philomena.

 

The title character, played by Judi Dench, is a woman in her eighties who, as a teenager, was forced by the nuns at the convent where she worked to give her child up for adoption. Overwhelmed by the need to finally find him, the occasionally dot...

Released: 2013 Rated: PG-13 Length: n/a

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Philomena: Judi Dench On The Story (Us
Philomena: Big Momma's House
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