Find showtimes, watch trailers, browse photos, track your Watchlist and rate your favorite movies and TV shows on your phone or tablet! IMDb Mobile site Philomena (2013): A worldweary political journalist picks up the story of a woman's search for her son, who was taken away from her decades ago after she became pregnant and was forced to live in a convent. Philomena states that" Anthony" was born in a convent.
There, despite signing away parental claims, she cared for him, until he was adopted. Philomena's best friend also bore a child, Mary, who became best friends with Anthony.
Jan 07, 2014 What Philomena Is Really About By Bryan Appleyard Judi Dench first heard the whole astonishing story of Philomena Lee in the garden of her house in the countryside south of London.
Watch Philomena movie trailers and video clips, interviews with cast members and more at Fandango. Among the many good films of 2013, this one has to be on my top 5 list. Directed with passion by Stephen Frears, Philomena is a film that questions your beliefs regardless of which religious sect you belong to.
Jan 30, 2017 Philomena (2013) A woman searches for her adult son, who was taken away from her decades ago when she was forced to live in a convent. Common Sense Note. Parents need to know that Philomena is a moving, gracefully filmed drama that's somewhat teenfriendly, though younger teens may find the subjects teen pregnancy resulting in a traumatic stay at a nunnery, deep religious guilt, death from AIDS, abandonment, and guilt quite heavy.
Philomena is a 2013 British comedydrama film directed by Stephen Frears, based on the book The Lost Child of Philomena Lee by journalist Martin Sixsmith.
Starring Judi Dench and Steve Coogan, it tells the true story of Philomena Lee 's 50year search for her forcibly adopted son and Sixsmith's efforts to help her find him.