A 10 minute spoiler free movie review of Philomena – the heart-warming true life dramedy about an Irish woman searching for her adopted son, starring Steve Coogan and Dame Judi Dench.
You can listen to the podcast directly here, subscribe to Bina007 Movie Reviews in iTunes here, or read the full written review here.
PHILOMENA has a running time of 98 minutes and is rated 12A in the UK.
PHILOMENA played Venice 2013 where Steve Coogan and Jeff Pope won Best Screenplay, and Stephen Frears won the Queer Lion. It also played Toronto and London 2013. It will be released in the UK, Ireland and Iceland on November 1st, in the USA on November 22nd, in Sweden on December 6th, in Italy on December 19th, in Hungary on December 26th, in France on January 8th 2014, in the Netherlands on February 13th, in Germany on February 27th and in Japan in March.
- Judi Dench’s ‘huge responsibility’ (bbc.co.uk)
- Philomena: a rare portrayal of the Catholic Church’s failings (theguardian.com)
- Philomena is a heartbreaking masterpiece, with Judi Dench and Steve Coogan on top form (metro.co.uk)