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Philomena / The Weinstein Company/Yucaipa Films, Path�e, BBC Films and BFI Film present ; with the participation of Canal+ and Cin�e+ ; 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, Steve Coogan, Tracey Seaward.

Contributor(s): Frears, Stephen [film director.] | Coogan, Steve [screenwriter,, film producer,, actor.] | Pope, Jeff [screenwriter.] | Tana, Gabrielle [film producer.] | Seaward, Tracey [film producer.] | Dench, Judi, 1934- [actor.] | Winningham, Mare [actor.] | Fairley, Michelle [actor.] | Kennedy Clark, Sophie, 1989- [actor.] | Lahbib, Simone, 1965- [actor.] | Jefford, Barbara, 1930- [actor.] | Maxwell Martin, Anna, 1978- [actor.] | Ryan, Robbie [cinematographer.] | Desplat, Alexandre [composer (expression)] | Boyle, Consolata | Weinstein Company [presenter.] | Yucaipa Films [presenter.] | Path�e Distribution Limited [presenter.] | BBC Films [presenter.] | British Film Institute [presenter.] | Studio Canal+ | Cine Plus | Baby Cow Productions [production company.] | Magnolia Mae Films (Firm) [production company.] | Anchor Bay Entertainment, Inc [film distributor.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelVisual materialPublisher: Beverly Hills, Calif. : Anchor Bay Entertainment, [2014]Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 98 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.Content type: two-dimensional moving image Media type: video Carrier type: videodiscRelated works: Motion picture adaptation of (work): Sixsmith, Martin. Lost child of Philomena Lee.Subject(s): 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 | Sixsmith, Martin -- Film adaptationsGenre/Form: Biographical films. | Biographical films -- Great Britain. | Historical films. | Historical films -- Great Britain. | Feature films. | Feature films -- Great Britain. | Feature films -- United States. | Feature films -- France. | Fiction films. | Film adaptations. | Motion pictures -- Great Britain. | Foreign films. | Video recordings for the hearing impaired.DDC classification: 791.43/72
Production Credits: Make up and hair designer, Naomi Donne ; costume designer, Consolata Boyle ; music, Alexandre Desplat ; editor, Valerio Bonelli ; production designer, Alan Macdonald ; director of photography, Robbie Ryan.
Awards: Academy Awards, 2014: Nominated for Best Picture, Best Actress (Dench), Best Original Score (Desplat), Best Adapted Screenplay (Coogan and Pope).Cast: Judi Dench, Steve Coogan, Mare Winningham, Michelle Fairley, Sophie Kennedy Clark, Simone Lahbib, Barbara Jefford, Anna Maxwell Martin.Summary: 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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DVD, NTSC, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1.

In English or dubbed French with optional Spanish subtitles and optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH).

Judi Dench, Steve Coogan, Mare Winningham, Michelle Fairley, Sophie Kennedy Clark, Simone Lahbib, Barbara Jefford, Anna Maxwell Martin.

Make up and hair designer, Naomi Donne ; costume designer, Consolata Boyle ; music, Alexandre Desplat ; editor, Valerio Bonelli ; production designer, Alan Macdonald ; director of photography, Robbie Ryan.

Based on the book "The lost child of Philomena Lee" by Martin Sixsmith.

Originally released as a motion picture in 2013.

MPAA rating: PG-13; for some strong language, thematic elements and sexual references.

Academy Awards, 2014: Nominated for Best Picture, Best Actress (Dench), Best Original Score (Desplat), Best Adapted Screenplay (Coogan and Pope).

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.

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.

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