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  • Philomena (2013)
  • PG-13
    98 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
Philomena (2013)
PG-13
98 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

A world-weary political journalist picks up the story of a woman's search for her son, who was taken away from her decades ago after she became pregnant and was forced to live in a convent.
Director
Writers
Steve Coogan (screenplay) | Jeff Pope (screenplay) | Martin Sixsmith (book "The Lost Child of Philomena Lee")
Cinematographer
Casting Directors
Production Designer
Alan Macdonald (as Alan MacDonald)
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Release date
Nov 27, 2013 (United States)

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87 cast members
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Judi Dench
Philomena Lee Philomena Lee   See fewer
Steve Coogan
Martin Sixsmith Martin Sixsmith   See fewer
Sophie Kennedy Clark
Young Philomena Young Philomena   See fewer
Barbara Jefford
Sister Hildegarde Sister Hildegarde   See fewer
Ruth McCabe
Mother Barbara Mother Barbara   See fewer
Peter Hermann
Pete Olsson Pete Olsson   See fewer
Sean Mahon
Michael Michael   See fewer
Michelle Fairley
Sally Mitchell Sally Mitchell   See fewer
Wunmi Mosaku
Young Nun Young Nun   See fewer
Amy McAllister
Sister Anunciata Sister Anunciata   See fewer
Charlie Murphy
Kathleen Kathleen   See fewer
Cathy Belton
Sister Claire Sister Claire   See fewer
Kate Fleetwood
Young Sister Hildegarde Young Sister Hildegarde   See fewer
Nika McGuigan
Bridie Bridie   See fewer
Rita Hamill
Nursery Nun Nursery Nun   See fewer
Tadhg Bowen
Young Anthony Young Anthony   See fewer
Saoirse Bowen
Young Mary Young Mary   See fewer
Harrison D'Ampney
Anthony (8-10 Years) Anthony (8-10 Years)   See fewer
D.J. McGrath
John (as DJ McGrath) John (as DJ McGrath)   See fewer
Simone Lahbib
Kate Sixsmith Kate Sixsmith   See fewer
Sara Stewart
Marcia Weller Marcia Weller   See fewer
Gary Lilburn
Priest Priest   See fewer
Nicholas Jones
Dr. Robert Dr. Robert   See fewer
Paris Arrowsmith
Bellboy Bellboy   See fewer
Marie Jones
Barman's Mum Barman's Mum   See fewer
Vaughn Johseph
Receptionist Hotel Receptionist Hotel   See fewer
George Fisher
Omelette Chef Omelette Chef   See fewer
Jordan King
Waitress Waitress   See fewer
Elliot Levey
Alex (as Elliott Levey) Alex (as Elliott Levey)   See fewer
Florence Keith-Roach
Check In Operator Check In Operator   See fewer
George Michael Rados
Priest In Church Priest In Church   See fewer
Fiaz Ali
Harvester Customer (uncredited) Harvester Customer (uncredited)   See fewer
Victoria Jane Appleton
Irish Waitress (uncredited) Irish Waitress (uncredited)   See fewer
Mai Arwas
Megan (uncredited) Megan (uncredited)   See fewer
Xavier Atkins
Michael Hess Aged 14 (uncredited) Michael Hess Aged 14 (uncredited)   See fewer
Eddie Bagayawa
Airport Customer (uncredited) Airport Customer (uncredited)   See fewer
Francesca Bennett
Congregation Member (uncredited) Congregation Member (uncredited)   See fewer
Charlie Berkeley
Pedestrian Boy (uncredited) Pedestrian Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
Hannah Blamires
Party Guest (uncredited) Party Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
Jill Buchanan
Washington Hotel Guest (uncredited) Washington Hotel Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
Grant Cee
DC Jogger (uncredited) DC Jogger (uncredited)   See fewer
Bern Collaço
Airplane Passenger (uncredited) Airplane Passenger (uncredited)   See fewer
Graham Curry
Fairgoer (uncredited) Fairgoer (uncredited)   See fewer
Alan Davis
Lincoln Memorial Tourist (uncredited) Lincoln Memorial Tourist (uncredited)   See fewer
Elise Edwards
Jogger (uncredited) Jogger (uncredited)   See fewer
Anna Ford
Self (archive footage) (uncredited) Self (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
Neve Gachev
NYC Traveller (uncredited) NYC Traveller (uncredited)   See fewer
Shawn Gonzalez
Hotel Valet (uncredited) Hotel Valet (uncredited)   See fewer
Roxanne Gregory
Meg (uncredited) Meg (uncredited)   See fewer
Juliet Hartley
Waitress (uncredited) Waitress (uncredited)   See fewer
Dónal Haughey
Declan (uncredited) Declan (uncredited)   See fewer
Michael A. Hess
Self (archive footage) (uncredited) Self (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
John Jillard Sr.
Lincoln Memorial Tourist (uncredited) Lincoln Memorial Tourist (uncredited)   See fewer
Timothy Paul Jobe
Doc Hess (uncredited) Doc Hess (uncredited)   See fewer
Marcus G. Johnson
Airline Passenger (uncredited) Airline Passenger (uncredited)   See fewer
Samantha Kelly
Airplane Passenger (uncredited) Airplane Passenger (uncredited)   See fewer
Charlotte Krinks
Fallen Girl (uncredited) Fallen Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
Marcus LaRon
Jogger (uncredited) Jogger (uncredited)   See fewer
Philomena Lee
Self (in photo) (uncredited) Self (in photo) (uncredited)   See fewer
Imelda Maguire
Nun (uncredited) Nun (uncredited)   See fewer
Elliott Mahaffey
Washington Hotel Guest (uncredited) Washington Hotel Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
Sid Man
Congregation Member (uncredited) Congregation Member (uncredited)   See fewer
Patricia Mantuano
Hotel Guest (uncredited) Hotel Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
Aaron Marcus
Priest (uncredited) Priest (uncredited)   See fewer
Stuart Matthews
Fairgoer (uncredited) Fairgoer (uncredited)   See fewer
Jon L. Morris
Churchgoer (uncredited) Churchgoer (uncredited)   See fewer
Hugh O'Brien
Fair Goer (uncredited) Fair Goer (uncredited)   See fewer
Stephen O'Riain
Stall Holder (uncredited) Stall Holder (uncredited)   See fewer
Pope John Paul II
Self (in photo) (uncredited) Self (in photo) (uncredited)   See fewer
Feargal Quinn
Johns Friend (uncredited) Johns Friend (uncredited)   See fewer
Ronald Reagan
Self (archive footage) (uncredited) Self (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
Julio Romeo
Passenger (uncredited) Passenger (uncredited)   See fewer
Martin Sixsmith
Self (in photo) (uncredited) Self (in photo) (uncredited)   See fewer
Al Sotto
Pedestrian (uncredited) Pedestrian (uncredited)   See fewer
Simmie Terrell
Runner (uncredited) Runner (uncredited)   See fewer
Mark Vincent
Jogging Guy (uncredited) Jogging Guy (uncredited)   See fewer
Roland Watson
Airline Passenger (uncredited) Airline Passenger (uncredited)   See fewer
Jon Wennington
Congregation Member (uncredited) Congregation Member (uncredited)   See fewer
Ryan Wick
Michael's Colleague (uncredited) Michael's Colleague (uncredited)   See fewer
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