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Philomena at Hopewell Theater
Mar 17, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm$12.50
In honor of Saint Patrick’s Day Weekend, we will be offering a special meal made with love and a little bit of luck by our friends at The Peasant Grill. The $20 meal deal comes with corned beef, cabbage, boiled potatoes, soda bread, and mustard. You will be able to add the meal to your movie ticket at check out.
Based on the 2009 investigative book by BBC correspondent Martin Sixsmith, The Lost Child of Philomena Lee, PHILOMENA focuses on the efforts of Philomena Lee (Judy Dench), mother to a boy conceived out of wedlock – something her Irish-Catholic community didn’t have the highest opinion of – and given away for adoption in the United States. In following church doctrine, she was forced to sign a contract that wouldn’t allow for any sort of inquiry into the son’s whereabouts. After starting a family years later in England and, for the most part, moving on with her life, Lee meets Sixsmith (Steve Coogan), a BBC reporter with whom she decides to discover her long-lost son.
Directed by Stephen Frears.
Runtime: 98 mins.