Philomena

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.

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Subjects
Genres
Biographical films
Historical films
Feature films
Film adaptations
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Published
Beverly Hills, Calif. : Anchor Bay Entertainment [2014.
Edition
Full screen
Language
English
French
Spanish
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
Format
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Audience
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.
Other Authors
Stephen Frears (director), Steve Coogan (screenwriter), Jeff Pope (-), Martin Sixsmith