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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.
  • Distributor: Beverly Hills, Calif. : Anchor Bay Entertainment, [2014]

Available copies

  • 30 of 40 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Gloucester. (Show all copies)

Current holds

1 current hold with 40 total copies.

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Beverly Farms Adult DVD Feature Film DVD (Text to Phone) Available -
Beverly Main Adult DVD Feature Film DVD (Text to Phone) Checked out 01/20/2017
Beverly Main Adult DVD Feature Film DVD (Text to Phone) Missing -
Danvers Adult DVDs DVD (Text to Phone) Available -
Everett - Parlin Memorial Adult Videos DVD/ Philomena (Text to Phone) Available -
Everett - Parlin Memorial AV Storage Workroom DVD/ Philomena (Text to Phone) Available -
Gordon College DVD* 3rd Floor Hallway DVD PN 1997 .P39 2014 (Text to Phone) Available -
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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, (Added Author). Coogan, Steve, (Added Author). Pope, Jeff, (Added Author). Tana, Gabrielle, (Added Author). Seaward, Tracey, (Added Author). Dench, Judi, 1934- (Added Author). Winningham, Mare, (Added Author). Fairley, Michelle, (Added Author). Clark, Sophie Kennedy, (Added Author). Lahbib, Simone, 1965- (Added Author). Sixsmith, Martin. (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).

Citation:

"Philomena," Beverly Hills, Calif. : Anchor Bay Entertainment, [2014]

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