• Philomena 

  • Philomena is a 2013 drama film directed by Stephen Frears, based on the book The Lost Child of Philomena Lee by journalistMartin Sixsmith. Starring Judi Dench and Steve Coogan, it tells the true story of Philomena Lee's 50-year-long search for her forcibly adopted son, and Sixsmith's efforts to help her find him. The film was co-produced in the United States and the United Kingdom.

    The film has been recognised by several international film awards. Coogan and Jeff Pope won Best Screenplay at the 70th Venice International Film Festival.[3][4][5] It was also awarded the People's Choice Award Runner-Up prize at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival.[6] The film was nominated in four categories at the 86th Academy Awards: Best Picture, Best Adapted Screenplay for Coogan and Pope, Best Actress for Dench, and Best Original Score for Desplat. It was also nominated for four BAFTA Awards and three Golden Globe Awards.

  • CAST

    • Judi Dench as Philomena
    • LeeSteve Coogan as Martin Sixsmith
    • Michelle Fairley as Sally Mitchell
    • Barbara Jefford as Sister Hildegarde
    • Anna Maxwell Martin as Jane
    • Mare Winningham as Mary

    In addition to the main cast, Sophie Kennedy Clark plays a young Philomena,[7] Kate Fleetwood plays a young Sister Hildegarde,[citation needed], Amy McAllister plays Sister Anunciata,[citation needed] and Sean Mahon plays Michael, Philomena's son.[8]

     

    (From Wikipedia)

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  • RATING

  •    IMDb                                          7.7/10

     

    Rotten Tomatoes                         92%

     

    Metacritic                                    76%