Thu 01 Jan 1970
3.30, 6 & 8.15pm
UK, 2013, 98 Mins. Dir Stephen Frears
The true story of an Irish Catholic woman (Judi Dench) who decides to find her son more than fifty years after she was forced to give him up for adoption. Philomena is introduced to Martin Sixsmith (Steve Coogan), a onetime government spokesperson who is now working as a freelance journalist. Together they set off for America on a journey that not only reveals the extraordinary story of Philomenas son, but also develops a powerful and somewhat surprising bond between the two. Profoundly moving and very funny, Philomena is a bitter-sweet comedy with a compelling narrative of human love and loss. It is a heart-breaking story that ultimately celebrates life.