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The Magdalene sisters

Author: Peter MullanFrances HigsonGeraldine McEwanAnne-Marie DuffNora-Jane NooneAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : Miramax Home Entertainment ; Burbank, Calif. : Buena Vista Home Entertainment, 2004.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Ireland in the 1960s, four women were sent to the Magdalene sisterhood asylum because of 'sinful' behavior. They all had to work in the laundry, where the strict nuns would break everyone's wills through sadistic punishment. Based on a true story.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Mullan; Frances Higson; Geraldine McEwan; Anne-Marie Duff; Nora-Jane Noone; Dorothy Duffy; Eileen Walsh; Mary Murray; Britta Smith; Frances Healy; Eithne McGuinness; Nigel Willoughby; Colin Monie; Craig Armstrong; Trisha Biggar; Mark Leese; Steve Breheney; Miramax Films.; Scottish Screen (Organization); Film Council (Great Britain); Bord Scannán na hÉireann.; PFP Films.; Temple Films.; Miramax Home Entertainment (Firm); Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)
OCLC Number: 54069512
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2002.
Credits: Director of photography, Nigel Willoughby ; editor, Colin Monie ; music composer, Craig Armstrong ; costume designer, Trisha Biggar ; production designer, Mark Leese ; special effects supervisor, Steve Breheney.
Cast: Geraldine McEwan, Anne-Marie Duff, Nora-Jane Noone, Dorothy Duffy, Eileen Walsh, Mary Murray, Britta Smith, Frances Healy, Eithne McGuinness.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R; for violence/cruelty, nudity, sexual content and language.
Description: 1 videocassette (ca. 119 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Responsibility: Miramax Films, Scottish Screen, the Film Council and the Irish Film Board/Bord Scannán na hÉireann present a PFP Films production in association with Temple Films, a film by Peter Mullan ; produced by Frances Higson ; written and directed by Peter Mulan.

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In Ireland in the 1960s, four women were sent to the Magdalene sisterhood asylum because of 'sinful' behavior. They all had to work in the laundry, where the strict nuns would break everyone's wills through sadistic punishment. Based on a true story.

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