Check Out: First Poster For PHILOMENA, Starring Judi Dench & Steve Coogan
Following church doctrine, she was forced to sign a contract that wouldn’t allow for any sort of inquiry into her son’s whereabouts. After starting a family years later in England and, for the most part, moving on with her life, Philomena meets Sixsmith, a BBC reporter with whom she decides to track down her long-lost son.As you already know, Dench plays Philomena, Coogan stars as Sixsmith, and the rest of the cast includes Charlie Murphy, Anna Maxwell Martin and Simone Lahbib. The movie will will play at the Toronto Film Festival and the Venice Film Festival and is slated to open in the UK on November 1st, 2013. U.S. release date has yet to be set, but as usual – we’ll keep an eye on it, so make sure you stay tuned!