The Resource Philomena, The Weinstein Company/Yucaipa Films, Pathé, BBC Films and BFI present with the participation of Canal+ and Ciné+ a Baby Cow/Magnolia Mae Production, a film by Stephen Frears ; produced by Gabrielle Tana, Steve Coogan, Tracey Seaward ; screenplay by Steve Coogan and Jeff Pope ; directed by Stephen Frears, (DVD)

Philomena, The Weinstein Company/Yucaipa Films, Pathé, BBC Films and BFI present with the participation of Canal+ and Ciné+ a Baby Cow/Magnolia Mae Production, a film by Stephen Frears ; produced by Gabrielle Tana, Steve Coogan, Tracey Seaward ; screenplay by Steve Coogan and Jeff Pope ; directed by Stephen Frears, (DVD)

Label
Philomena
Title
Philomena
Statement of responsibility
The Weinstein Company/Yucaipa Films, Pathé, BBC Films and BFI present with the participation of Canal+ and Ciné+ a Baby Cow/Magnolia Mae Production, a film by Stephen Frears ; produced by Gabrielle Tana, Steve Coogan, Tracey Seaward ; screenplay by Steve Coogan and Jeff Pope ; directed by Stephen Frears
Contributor
Actor
Film director
Film distributor
Film producer
Presenter
Production company
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
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
Cataloging source
DYJ
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Robbie Ryan ; film editor, Valerio Bonelli ; music, Alexandre Desplat ; costume designer, Consolata Boyle ; production designer, Alan MacDonald
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for some strong language, thematic elements and sexual references
Language note
In English or French with optional Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH)
PerformerNote
Judi Dench, Steve Coogan, Michelle Fairley, Barbara Jefford, Anna Maxwell Martin, Mare Winningham
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1934-
  • 1930-
  • 1978-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Frears, Stephen
  • Coogan, Steve
  • Pope, Jeff
  • Tana, Gabrielle
  • Seaward, Tracey
  • Dench, Judi
  • Fairley, Michelle
  • Jefford, Barbara
  • Maxwell Martin, Anna
  • Winningham, Mare
  • Sixsmith, Martin
  • Weinstein Company
  • Yucaipa Films
  • Pathé Distribution Limited
  • BBC Films
  • British Film Institute
  • Studio Canal+
  • Ciné+ (France)
  • Baby Cow Productions
  • Magnolia Mae Films (Firm)
  • Weinstein Company Home Entertainment (Firm)
  • Anchor Bay Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
98
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lee, Philomena
  • Sixsmith, Martin
  • Hess, Michael A
  • Teenage mothers
  • Unmarried mothers
  • Adoption
  • Illegitimate children
  • Journalists
  • Parent and child
Technique
live action
Label
Philomena, The Weinstein Company/Yucaipa Films, Pathé, BBC Films and BFI present with the participation of Canal+ and Ciné+ a Baby Cow/Magnolia Mae Production, a film by Stephen Frears ; produced by Gabrielle Tana, Steve Coogan, Tracey Seaward ; screenplay by Steve Coogan and Jeff Pope ; directed by Stephen Frears, (DVD)
Instantiates
Distribution
Note
  • Based on the book "The lost child of Philomena Lee" by Martin Sixsmith
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2013
  • Special features: feature commentary with Steve Coogan and screenwriter Jeff Pope; A conversation with Judi Dench; The real Philomena Lee; Q&A with Steve Coogan
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn869881662
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 98 minutes)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
013132616315
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
WC61631
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)869881662
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen; Dolby Digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Philomena, The Weinstein Company/Yucaipa Films, Pathé, BBC Films and BFI present with the participation of Canal+ and Ciné+ a Baby Cow/Magnolia Mae Production, a film by Stephen Frears ; produced by Gabrielle Tana, Steve Coogan, Tracey Seaward ; screenplay by Steve Coogan and Jeff Pope ; directed by Stephen Frears, (DVD)
Distribution
Note
  • Based on the book "The lost child of Philomena Lee" by Martin Sixsmith
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2013
  • Special features: feature commentary with Steve Coogan and screenwriter Jeff Pope; A conversation with Judi Dench; The real Philomena Lee; Q&A with Steve Coogan
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn869881662
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 98 minutes)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
013132616315
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
WC61631
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)869881662
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen; Dolby Digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD

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