Monday, September 08, 2014

Philomena- review

You look at this picture and think this is going to be some heartwarming movie about a man helping a sweet old woman in a way it is an accurate depiction. However, it's certainly not campy. Philomena a now older woman from Ireland meets a journalists who wants to tell her story of being forced to give up her child. She had the child as a young woman and nuns forced them apart claiming her sexual act to be a sin.  As the story progresses I feel like I know what's going to happen the whole time. The pair decide to locate her son and discover truths they may have wished to not know. 

This is a great based on real people story. Judi Denny is loveable and innocent. There isn't enough of a reward at the end of the film to make me say hey you should watch this.

Three Stars 

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