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This was a delightful movie with a few sad twists. Really tough to imagine that it's based on a true story. Nice rainy day recommendation.
WOW, what a story. Great movie, great acting a real tear jerker. Would recommend with a box of tissues. A movie for a rain day, but be prepared for a good old weeping.
Great Movie, excellently portrayed by 2 great Actors. Sad when you realise that this was the norm with unwed mothers those days. Shows the complete lack of tolerance and compassion held by indoctrinated... Read more religious orders whose only purpose was to obstruct the reuniting of the Mother and Child.
Lovely movie. Harrowing and funny. Good acting by both Judi Dench and Steve Coogan.
Based on a true story. Lennie
Great acting by Judi Dench and Steve Coogan. Rather harrowing to think that these things actually did happen. It has some sad moments but a few unpredictable twists along the way. A great movie, highly recommended.
Not as moving as I expected it to be (more frustrating than anything, hard to love nuns at the end of it) but a great true life story all the same.
It's extremely well done , not too heavy , a really good watch . Judi Dench shines as Philomena Lee complimented beautifully by comedian Steve Coogan as Martin Sixsmith as a story as much about their... Read more developing bond as it is about the true storyline . 5 stars
This had all the qualities of an exceptional movie. It was very moving and had some great moments of subtle humor as well. Of course it didn't finish how I would of loved it to end, but then being... Read more a true story, I guess the truth had to be told. Well worth a watch, and some viewers are going to need a box of tissues in hand.
Wonderful movie. So sad, but even sadder because it was a true story. Would definitely recommend this movie to all and sundry.
This movie was a good one, not too heavy while dealing with a harrowing story. Judi Dench was great; she played the part with great humility.