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Thursday, May 21, 2015


(Judi Dench & Steve Coogan)

M-Net Movies Premiere Dstv Channel 103 will screen Philomena on May 22 at 20h30.

Produced in 2014 and directed by Stephen Frears, the movie stars Judi Dench and Steve Coogan.

In 1951, Philomena, a young Irish girl, falls pregnant after having sex at a fair. Her family sends her away to an abbey, were her baby is put up for adoption against her will. Many decades later, her relentless search for her lost son leads her on a heart-breaking journey across the Atlantic.

Oscar winner Judi Dench received her seventh Academy Award nomination for her portrayal of Philomena Lee, a woman in search of her lost son. This gripping drama was also nominated for Best picture, Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Original score.