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Record details

  • ISBN: 9786315309861
  • ISBN: 6315309860
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (98 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Beverly Hills, California : Anchor Bay Entertainment, [2014]

Content descriptions

General Note:
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.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
The Weinstein Company, Pathé, BBC Films and BFI present ; 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.
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.
Participant or Performer Note:
Judi Dench, Steve Coogan, Michelle Fairley, Barbara Jefford, Anna Maxwell Martin, Mare Winningham, Sophie Kennedy Clark, Simone Lahbib.
Summary, etc.:
"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."--Container
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG-13; for some strong language, thematic elements and sexual references.
System Details Note:
DVD, NTSC, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Language Note:
In English or dubbed French with optional Spanish subtitles and optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH).
Awards Note:
Academy Awards, 2014: Nominated for Best Picture, Best Actress (Dench), Best Original Score (Desplat), Best Adapted Screenplay (Coogan and Pope).
Subject: Lee, Philomena > Drama.
Teenage mothers > Drama.
Unmarried mothers > Drama.
Adoption > Drama.
Illegitimate children > Drama.
Parent and child > Drama.
Genre: Biographical films.
Historical films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.

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