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Review: 'Philomena'

Original post made on Dec 1, 2013

The film "Philomena," starring Judi Dench, takes the perspective of a wronged Irish mother coerced, in 1952, into giving her baby away. Co-producer and co-screenwriter Steve Coogan plays a journalist investigating the story.


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Posted by Tammy
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on Dec 1, 2013 at 5:04 pm

Saw this film last nite. It was a delight. Unexpectedly funny, which is good, because otherwise one would leave with a heavy, angry heart. I highly recommend it - it is very thought-provoking and even-handed. The current administration of the Abbey can claim that it is 'misleading', but it seems to me that the only people being misled were this woman, her son and the thousands of others like them. But, all that aside, the movie is solid.


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