- Genres: Biography and Drama
- Running Time: 98 min.
- Directed by: Stephen Frears
- Starring: Judi Dench, Steve Coogan, Sophie Kennedy Clark
Synopsis: When former journalist Martin Sixsmith is dismissed from the Labour Party in disgrace, he is at a loss as to what do. That changes when a young Irish woman approaches him about a story of her mother, Philomena, who had her son taken away when she was a teenage inmate of a Catholic convent. Martin arranges a magazine assignment about her search for him that eventually leads to America.