- Physical Description: 1 videodisc (98 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
- Publisher: Beverly Hills, CA : Anchor Bay Entertainment, 2013.
|General Note:|| Based on the book "The lost child of Philomena Lee" by Martin Sixsmith.Originally released as a motion picture 2013.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| Special features: conversation with Judi Dench; the real Philomena Lee; Q&A with Steve Coogan; commentary with Steve Coogan and Jeff Pope.
|Participant or Performer Note:|| Judi Dench, Steve Coogan, Mare Winningham, Michaelle Fairley, Sophie Kennedy Clark, Simone Lahbib.
|Summary, etc.:|| "Based on the 2009 investigative book by BBC correspondent Martin Sixsmith, The Lost Child of Philomena Lee, PHILOMENA focuses on the efforts of Philomena Lee (Dench), mother to a boy conceived out of wedlock--something her Irish-Catholic community didn't have the highest opinion of--and given away for adoption in the United States. In following church doctrine, she was forced to sign a contract that wouldn't allow for any sort of inquiry into the son's whereabouts. After starting a family years later in England and, for the most part, moving on with her life, Lee meets Sixsmith (Coogan), a BBC reporter with whom she decides to discover her long-lost son."
|Target Audience Note:|| Rated PG-13; for some strong language, thematic elements and sexual references.
|System Details Note:|| DVD; region 1, widescreen presentation (1.78:1), Dolby Digital 5.1.
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