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Philomena

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A world-weary political journalist picks up the story of an Irish 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.
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Chicago Sun-Times
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November 27, 2013

Director Steven Frears deserves special mention. A lesser filmmaker could so easily have turned this project into mushy, sentimental junk. The tear-jerking moments here are heartfelt and real. It's the kind of filmmaking we see too little of today.
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Epoch Times
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June 02, 2016

So preoccupied with score-settling, it is frankly rather embarrassing, like that obnoxious relative at Thanksgiving dinner who insists on revisiting each and every perceived slight.
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Columbus Alive
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April 23, 2014

I'd be a grouch to call the two leads anything but delightful, and they both stretch in directions you mightn't expect.
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AARP Movies for Grownups
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April 18, 2016

Like Coogan's reporter, you'll want to wrap your arms around Judi Dench's Philomena and take her home. You can't, of course - but Philomena will follow you there anyway.
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Bitch Media
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May 10, 2016

The movie is a bit of a puzzle coming from atheist co-writer Steve Coogan and the script grapples with these big questions of religion, class, and justice in a way that's far beyond the typical teary human-interest story.
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Washington Post
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November 27, 2013

At its core, this clever, wrenching, profound story underscores the tenacity of faith in the face of unfathomable cruelty.
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Grantland
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December 10, 2013

It's smart and unsweetened.
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Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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March 26, 2015

Dench gives a superb performance as a simple, trusting woman of faith.
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Toronto Star
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November 28, 2013

Even as Philomena embraces the expected feel-good dynamics, it avoids taking the usual path and doesn't paint all of the "evil" nuns with the same brush.
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Windy City Times
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June 28, 2014

Dench and Cooper could do this stuff in their sleep and keep us entertained, which they do, but it's the nuanced twists and turns in both the characters and the story that elevate the picture beyond the familiar.
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Associated Press
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November 27, 2013

We wouldn't care about any of this if the performances were weak. But both actors find complexity and depth.
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Globe and Mail
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December 22, 2013

What at first seems formulaic comedy gains a deeper resonance as we see how they represent two responses to cruelty and injustice -- first outrage, and with time, eventually, forgiveness.
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