DVD - 2014
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.
- Biographical films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Beverly Hills, Calif. :
Anchor Bay Entertainment
- Full screen
- Item Description
- 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.
- Physical Description
- 1 videodisc (approximately 98 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
- DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1.
- MPAA rating: PG-13; for some strong language, thematic elements and sexual references.
- Production Credits
- Music, Alexandre Desplat ; editor, Valerio Bonelli ; director of photography, Robbie Ryan.
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