#123movies #fmovies #putlocker #gomovies #solarmovie #soap2day Watch Full Movie Online Free – When former journalist Martin Sixsmith is dismissed from the Labour Party in disgrace, he is at a loss as to what do. That changes when a young Irish woman approaches him about a story of her mother, Philomena, who had her son taken away when she was a teenage inmate of a Catholic convent. Martin arranges a magazine assignment about her search for him that eventually leads to America. Along the way, Martin and Philomena discover as much about each other as about her son’s fate. Furthermore, both find their basic beliefs challenged.
Plot: A woman searches for her adult son, who was taken away from her decades ago when she was forced to live in a convent.
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Very moving film
This was a great film. I haven’t stopped thinking and talking about it since I saw it earlier today. This is a story that needed to be told: so much better than the typical blockbusters we are force-fed day by day. A very meaningful and poignant tale about what goes on in the heart of man and the secrets that can change lives if only known. My husband and I hugely enjoy the British style of acting with its dry humour and evident realism. A movie which portrays a reality that would be very close to home for thousands of people. Steve Coogan played his part very well. Judi Dench has excellent comic timing, which I haven’t forgotten, having watched her in UK sitcoms in the old days. A must see. Well done to all involved.
Bang-on, superb work from all involved
Having lived the mother-baby home experience in Ireland (born at another of the Sacred Heart homes, Bessboro, in Cork in 1960, and trafficked to the US in 1961) and working as an advocate for the rights of adopted people and survivors of Irish Magdalene Laundries for more than twenty years, I’m always prepared to be either underwhelmed or angry at the film industry’s ineptitude with subjects like this, I have to say I have not been as pleasantly surprised since Mike Leigh’s excellent ‘Secrets and Lies’ and Peter Mullan’s superb ‘The Magdalene Sisters’. Frears, Coogan, Dench et al give Philomena’s very true story such punch, truth and pathos, a heady accomplishment given the subject matter.
I look forward to the film’s US release and urge my fellow ‘Banished Babies’ to see it, although I recommend going with support as it’s very triggering. Let’s hope Philomena’s strength and tenacity, so powerfully portrayed by Dame Judy, coax more mothers living in shame and denial to reach out to their lost children before it’s too late.
Original Language en
Runtime 1 hr 38 min (98 min)
Genre Biography, Comedy, Drama
Director Stephen Frears
Writer Steve Coogan (screenplay), Jeff Pope (screenplay), Martin Sixsmith (book)
Actors Judi Dench, Steve Coogan, Sophie Kennedy Clark, Mare Winningham
Country UK, USA, France
Awards Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 33 wins & 81 nominations.
Production Company Baby Cow Productions, Magnolia Mae
Sound Mix Dolby Digital
Aspect Ratio 1.85 : 1
Camera Arri Alexa, Panavision Primo Lenses, Arriflex Cameras (16 mm segments)
Laboratory Company 3, London, UK (digital intermediate), Deluxe 142 (rushes processing)
Film Length N/A
Negative Format 16 mm (childhood scenes), 8 mm (archive footage), SxS Pro
Cinematographic Process Digital Intermediate (2K) (master format), ProRes 4:4:4 (1080p/24) (source format), Super 16 (source format), Super 8 (source format)
Printed Film Format 35 mm (Kodak Vision 2383), D-Cinema