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Philomena Lee & Jane Libberton: We Were So Involved With It All

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Philomena Lee is the woman whose search for the son she was forced to give up is the basis for the movie, ‘Philomena.' Her daughter Jane was with us too. Here's how they were portrayed by Judi Dench and Ann Maxwell Martin.

Fun facts about Philomena (Film) Source: Wikipedia

1.) Philomena is a 2013 British comedy-drama film directed by Stephen Frears. It was screened in the main competition section at the 70th Venice International Film Festival where Steve Coogan and Jeff Pope won the award for Best Screenplay. At the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival it was awarded the People's Choice Award Runner-Up prize.

2.) The film is based on the book The Lost Child of Philomena Lee by Martin Sixsmith, which tells the true story of Philomena Lee's 50-year-long search for her son. The book focuses more, as the title suggests, on the life Michael/Anthony had after his adoption.

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