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|Named Person:||Philomena Lee; Martin Sixsmith; Michael A Hess|
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Stephen Frears; Steve Coogan; Jeff Pope; Gabrielle Tana; Tracey Seaward; Judi Dench; Michelle Fairley; Barbara Jefford; Anna Maxwell Martin; Mare Winningham; Sophie Kennedy Clark; Simone Lahbib; Robbie Ryan; Valerio Bonelli; Alexandre Desplat; Consolata Boyle; Martin Sixsmith; Weinstein Company,; Yucaipa Films,; Pathé Distribution Limited,; BBC Films,; British Film Institute,; Studio Canal+.; Cine Plus.; Baby Cow Productions,; Magnolia Mae Films (Firm),; Anchor Bay Entertainment, Inc.,
|Language Note:||In English or dubbed French with optional Spanish subtitles and optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH).|
|Notes:||Based on the book "The lost child of Philomena Lee" by Martin Sixsmith.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2013.
Special features: A conversation with Judi Dench (9 min.); The real Philomena Lee; Q & A with Steve Coogan (24 min.); feature commentary with Steve Coogan and screenwriter Jeff Pope.
|Credits:||Director of photography, Robbie Ryan ; editor, Valerio Bonelli ; music, Alexandre Desplat ; make up and hair designer, Naomi Donne ; costume designer, Consolata Boyle ; production designer, Alan Macdonald.|
|Cast:||Judi Dench, Steve Coogan, Michelle Fairley, Barbara Jefford, Anna Maxwell Martin, Mare Winningham, Sophie Kennedy Clark, Simone Lahbib.|
|Awards:||Academy Awards, 2014: Nominated for Best Picture, Best Actress (Dench), Best Original Score (Desplat), Best Adapted Screenplay (Coogan and Pope).|
|Target Audience:||MPAA rating: PG-13; for some strong language, thematic elements and sexual references.|
|Description:||1 videodisc (98 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Details:||DVD, NTSC, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1.|
|Other Titles:||Philomena (Motion picture)|
|Responsibility:||the Weinstein Company/Yucaipa Films, Pathé, BBC Films and BFI present, with the participation of Canal+ and Ciné+, a Baby Cow/Magnolia Mae production ; a film by Stephen Frears ; directed by Stephen Frears ; screenplay by Steve Coogan and Jeff Pope ; produced by Gabrielle Tana ; produced by Steve Coogan ; produced by Tracey Seaward.|
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.
Retrieving notes about this item
- Lee, Philomena -- Drama.
- Sixsmith, Martin -- Drama.
- Hess, Michael A., -- 1952-1995 -- Drama.
- Teenage mothers -- Ireland -- Drama.
- Unmarried mothers -- Ireland -- Drama.
- Adoption -- Ireland -- Drama.
- Illegitimate children -- Ireland -- Drama.
- Journalists -- Great Britain -- Drama.
- Lawyers -- United States -- Drama.
- Politicians -- United States -- Drama.
- Parent and child -- Drama.
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