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Philomena / The Weinstein Company/Yucaipa Films, Pathé, BBC Films and BFI present ; with the participation of Canal+ and Ciné+ ; 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.


  • DVD DVD
  • Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 98 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.

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1 current hold with 50 total copies.

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Gloucester Adult DVDs DVD/ Philomena (Text to phone) Damaged -
Gloucester Adult DVDs DVD/ Philomena (Text to phone) Reshelving -
Beverly Farms Adult DVD Feature Film DVD (Text to phone) Available -
Beverly Main Adult DVD Feature Film DVD (Text to phone) Checked out 10/24/2014
Beverly Main Adult DVD Feature Film DVD (Text to phone) In transit -
Beverly Main Adult DVD Feature Film DVD (Text to phone) Checked out 10/29/2014
Beverly Main Adult DVD Feature Film DVD (Text to phone) Checked out 11/06/2014
Danvers Adult DVDs DVD (Text to phone) Checked out 10/28/2014
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Everett - Parlin Memorial Adult Videos CIRC DESK/DVD Philomena (Text to phone) Checked out 10/23/2014
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Content descriptions

General Note: 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.
Creation/Production Credits Note: 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.
Participant or Performer Note: Judi Dench, Steve Coogan, Mare Winningham, Michaelle Fairley, Sophie Kennedy Clark, Simone Lahbib.
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.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: PG-13; for some strong language, thematic elements and sexual references.
System Details Note: DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Language Note: In English or dubbed French; Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH).
Source of Description Note: Title from disc surface.
Frears, Stephen, director. (Added Author). Coogan, Steve, screenwriter, film producer, actor. (Added Author). Pope, Jeff, screenwriter. (Added Author). Tana, Gabrielle, film producer. (Added Author). Seaward, Tracey, film producer. (Added Author). Dench, Judi, 1934- film producer. (Added Author). Winningham, Mare, actor. (Added Author). Fairley, Michelle, actor. (Added Author). Clark, Sophie Kennedy, actor. (Added Author). Lahbib, Simone, 1965- actor. (Added Author). Sixsmith, Martin. Motion picture adaptation of (work): Lost child of Philomena Lee. (Added Author). Weinstein Company. (Added Author). Yucaipa Films. (Added Author). Pathé Distribution Limited. (Added Author). BBC Films. (Added Author). British Film Institute. (Added Author). Studio Canal+. (Added Author). Cine Plus. (Added Author). Baby Cow Productions. (Added Author). Magnolia Mae Films (Firm) (Added Author). Anchor Bay Entertainment, Inc. (Added Author).

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