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Metascore
76

Generally favorable reviews - based on 41 Critics

User Score
8.0

Generally favorable reviews- based on 161 Ratings

Summary: A world-weary political journalist picks up the story of a woman's search for her son, who was taken away from her decades ago after she became pregnant and was forced to live in a convent.
Runtime: 98 min
Rating: Rated R for some language
Production: BBC Films
Genre: Drama
Countries: USA, UK, France
Language: English
Home Release Date: Apr 15, 2014
Director Credit
Stephen Frears Director
Writer Credit
Jeff Pope Writer
Martin Sixsmith Writer
Steve Coogan Writer
Principal Cast Credit
Judi Dench Philomena
Steve Coogan Martin Sixsmith
Cast Credit
Alan Davis Lincoln Memorial Tourist
Amy McAllister Sister Anunciata
Anna Maxwell-Martin Jane
Barbara Jefford Sister Hildegarde
Cathy Belton Sister Claire
Charles Edwards David
Charlie Murphy Kathleen
Charlotte Rickard Waitress
Graham Curry Fairgoer
Hannah Blamires Party Guest
Judi Dench Philomena Lee
Kate Fleetwood Young Sister Hildegarde
Mare Winningham Mary
Michelle Fairley Sally Mitchell
Neve Gachev NYC Traveller
Nichola Fynn Waitress
Nicholas Jones Doctor
Patricia Mantuano Hotel Guest
Peter Hermann Pete Olsson
Ruth McCabe Mother Barbara
Sean Mahon Michael Hess
Simone Lahbib Kate Sixsmith
Sophie Kennedy Clark Young Philomena
Steve Coogan Martin Sixsmith
Wunmi Mosaku Young Nun
Xavier Atkins Michael Hess Aged 14
Producer Credit
Cameron McCracken Executive Producer
Carolyn Marks Blackwood Executive Producer
Christine Langan Executive Producer
Fran├žois Ivernel Executive Producer
Gabrielle Tana Producer
Henry Normal Executive Producer
Steve Coogan Producer
Tracey Seaward Producer
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