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Title Philomena [videorecording] / The Weinstein Company, Yucaipa Films, Pathé, BBC Films and BFI Film present ; with the participation of Canal+ and Ciné+ ; a Baby Cow, Magnolia Mae production ; a film by Stephen Frears ; directed by Stephen Frears ; screenplay by Steve Coogan and Jeff Pope ; produced by Gabrielle Tana, Steve Coogan, Tracey Seaward.

Publication Info. Beverly Hills, Calif. : Anchor Bay Entertainment, [2014]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Chevy Chase Library DVD    PHI    Available
Description 1 videodisc (98 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
Physical Medium 4 3/4 in. rda
Description digital optical surround Dolby Digital 5.1 rda
widescreen (1.78:1) 24 fps rda
laser optical NTSC rda
video file DVD video Region 1 rda
Motion picture
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 2013.
Based on the book "The lost child of Philomena Lee" by Martin Sixsmith.
Special features: A conversation with Judi Dench; The real Philomena Lee; Q&A with Steve Coogan; Feature commentary with Steve Coogan and screenwriter Jeff Pope.
Credits Make up and hair designer, Naomi Donne ; costume designer, Consolata Boyle ; music, Alexandre Desplat ; editor, Valerio Bonelli ; production designer, Alan Macdonald ; director of photography, Robbie Ryan.
Cast Judi Dench, Steve Coogan, Mare Winningham, Michelle Fairley, Sophie Kennedy Clark, Simone Lahbib, Barbara Jefford, Anna Maxwell Martin.
Summary "Judi Dench stars in the story of Philomena Lee, mother to a boy conceived out of wedlock and given up for adoption. Nearly 50 years later, Philomena meets Martin Sixsmith..., a former BBC reporter looking for his next big story. Together, they embark on a journey to locate her long lost son. As the pieces of the puzzle come together, the unlikely travel companions form a comic and heartwarming friendship"--Container.
Audience MPAA rating: PG-13; for some strong language, thematic elements and sexual references.
System Details DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.78:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Language English or dubbed French dialogue, optional Spanish subtitles ; English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH).
Subject Lee, Philomena -- Drama.
Sixsmith, Martin -- Drama.
Hess, Michael A., 1952-1995 -- Drama.
Unmarried mothers -- Ireland -- Drama.
Adoption -- Ireland -- Drama.
Journalists -- Great Britain -- Drama.
Lawyers -- United States -- Drama.
Politicians -- United States -- Drama.
Parent and child -- Drama
Teenage mothers -- Ireland -- Drama.
Genre/Form Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Historical films
Biographical films
Film adaptations
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Frears, Stephen film director.
Coogan, Steve screenwriter, film producer, actor.
Pope, Jeff, screenwriter.
Tana, Gabrielle film producer.
Seaward, Tracey film producer.
Dench, Judi, 1934- actor.
Winningham, Mare actor.
Fairley, Michelle actor.
Kennedy Clark, Sophie, 1989- actor.
Lahbib, Simone, 1965- actor.
Jefford, Barbara, 1930- actor.
Maxwell Martin, Anna, 1978- actor.
Ryan, Robbie cinematographer.
Desplat, Alexandre composer (expression)
Boyle, Consolata.
Sixsmith, Martin. Lost child of Philomena Lee
Weinstein Company presenter.
Yucaipa Films presenter.
Pathé Distribution Limited presenter.
BBC Films presenter.
British Film Institute presenter.
Studio Canal+
Cine Plus (Germany)
Baby Cow Productions production company.
Magnolia Mae Films (Firm) production company.
Anchor Bay Entertainment, Inc. film distributor.
Standard No. 013132616315
Music No. WC61631 Anchor Bay Entertainment

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