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Philomena (2014, original release: 2013)
(DVD)

Call Number DVD/DRAMA/PHILOMENA


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MoviesDVD/DRAMA/PHILOMENADue 05-02-18
Published: Beverly Hills, Calif. : Anchor Bay Entertainment, [2014]
Description:  1 videodisc (approximately 98 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
ISBN/ISSN: 9786315309861,
Language:  English


Originally released as a motion picture in 2013

Based on the book "The lost child of Philomena Lee" by Martin Sixsmith

Special features: A conversation with Judi Dench; The real Philomena Lee; Q&A with Steve Coogan; Feature commentary with Steve Coogan and screenwriter Jeff Pope

Judi Dench, Steve Coogan, Mare Winningham, Michaelle Fairley, Sophie Kennedy Clark, Simone Lahbib

Judi Dench stars in the story of Philomena Lee, mother to a boy conceived out of wedlock and given up for adoption. Nearly 50 years later, Philomena meets Martin Sixsmith, a former BBC reporter looking for his next big story. Together, they embark on a journey to locate her long lost son. As the pieces of the puzzle come together, the unlikely travel companions form a comic and heartwarming friendship. Based on the 2009 investigative book by Martin Sixsmith

MPAA rating: PG-13; for some strong language, thematic elements and sexual references

DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1

In English or dubbed French; Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH)

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Additional Credits:
Frears, Stephen, director
Coogan, Steve, author of screenplay, producer, actor
Pope, Jeff, author of screenplay
Tana, Gabrielle, producer
Seaward, Tracey, producer
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