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The Magdalene Sisters

Author: Peter MullanFrances HigsonEd GuineyPaul TrijbitsNigel WilloughbyAll authors
Publisher: [New York] : Miramax Home Entertainment, Burbank, Calif. : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment [2004]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : WidescreenView all editions and formats
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A group of four young Irish women are forced to enter into a "Magdalen laundry", a Catholic reformatory where they are physically, psychologically, and sexually abused.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Documentary television programs
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Mullan; Frances Higson; Ed Guiney; Paul Trijbits; Nigel Willoughby; Mark Leese; Colin Monie; Trisha Biggar; Colin Nicolson; Geraldine McEwan; Anne-Marie Duff; Nora-Jane Noone; Dorothy Duffy, (Actress); Eileen Walsh; Mary Murray; Britta Smith; Frances Healy; Eithne McGuinness; Phyllis MacMahon; Rebecca Walsh, (Actress); Eamonn Owens; Chris Patrick-Simpson; Sean Colgan, (Actor); Craig Armstrong; Stephen Humphries; Miramax Films,; Scottish Screen (Organization),; Film Council (Great Britain),; Bord Scannán na hÉireann,; Momentum Pictures,; PFP Films,; Temple Films,; Testimony Films,; Channel Four (Great Britain),; Miramax Home Entertainment (Firm),; Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm),
ISBN: 0788850881 9780788850882
OCLC Number: 54069513
Language Note: In English or dubbed French with optional English for the hearing impaired (SDH), French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 2002.
"Inspired by the documentary 'Sex in a cold climate' produced and directed by Steve Humphries."
Special features: "Sex in a cold climate" original documentary (1997; 50 min.) / Testimony Films for Channel Four ; producer [and director], Steve Humphries ; narrator, Dervla Kirwan.
Credits: Co-producer, Alan J. (Willy) Wands ; director of photography, Nigel Willoughby ; production designer, Mark Leese ; film editor, Colin Monie ; original music composed, conducted and arranged by Craig Armstrong ; costume designer, Trisha Biggar ; sound recordist, Colin Nicolson ; 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, Phyllis McMahon, Rebecca Walsh, Eamonn Owens, Chris Simpson, Sean Colgan, Daniel Costello.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R; for violence/cruelty, nudity, sexual content and language.
Description: 1 videodisc (119 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation enhanced for 16x9 televisions; Dolby digital 5.1 surround sound.
Contents: Margaret --
Bernadette --
Rose --
Prayer, cleanliness and hard work --
The first night --
"No talking" --
No Home --
A holy telephone --
Removing temptation --
Between right and wrong --
Demeaning games --
Falling ill --
"I wanted to die" --
A glimpse of the outside --
Keeping a promise --
"Not a man of God" --
A liberating Christmas --
All they care about --
"We have to go."
Other Titles: Magdalene Sisters (Motion picture)
Sex in a cold climate (Television program)
Sex in a cold climate (Television program)
Responsibility: Miramax Films ; Scottish Screen, the Film Council and the Irish Film Board (Bord Scannán na InÉlreann) presents in association with Momentum Pictures ; a PFP Films production in association with Temple Films ; a film by Peter Mullan ; written and directed by Peter Mullan ; produced by Frances Higson ; executive producers, Ed Guiney & Paul Trijbits.

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A group of four young Irish women are forced to enter into a "Magdalen laundry", a Catholic reformatory where they are physically, psychologically, and sexually abused.

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