A woman searches for her adult son, who taken away from her decades ago when she was forced to live in a convent. more
Release DateU.S.Philomena was released on
Friday, November 22, 2013 New York / Los Angeles Release
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 Limited Release
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
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Rating MPAAPG-13 for some strong language, thematic elements and sexual references
A woman searches for her adult son, who taken away from her decades ago when she was forced to live in a convent.
Trivia & Production Notes
- Adapted from the book by former BBC journalist Martin Sixsmith, titled "The Lost Child of Philomena Lee: A Mother, Her Son and a 50 Year Search."
- The film received strong critical support following screenings at the Venice and Toronto festivals.
Also Known As
- The Lost Child of Philomena Lee
- October 2012: London, England, United Kingdom
- October 2012: Washington, District of Columbia, United States