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Philomena (Judi Dench) has a secret: When she was a teen she gave birth to a baby, who was taken away from her. Five decades later she has an opportunity to search for the boy, with the help of a former journalist (Steve Coogan). Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: A-
Violence: A-
Sexual Content: B-
Language: D+
Drugs/Alcohol: B
Run Time: 98
Theater Release: 27 Nov 2013
Video Release: 15 Apr 2014
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Other movies have depicted the longing of parents for their lost children (Les Miserables, August Rush) and children for their lost parents (The Secret Life of Bees, A Little Princess).

Home Video Extra Features

Home Video Notes: Philomena

Release Date: 15 April 2014

Philomena releases to home video (Blu-ray/UltraViolet) with the following extras:

- Feature Commentary with Steve Coogan and Screenwriter Jeff Pope

- A Conversation with Judi Dench

- The Real Philomena Lee

- Q&A with Steve Coogan

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