The Magdalene sisters [videorecording] / 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
DVDs | distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment | 2004 | Widescreen version.
Available at Adult DVD-Feature Film (Call number: DVD M DRAMA)
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[United States] : Miramax Home Entertainment ; Burbank, Calif. : distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, 2004.
1 videodisc (ca. 119 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD, Region 1, Dolby digital 5.1 surround sound.
Includes English and French language soundtracks, with optional subtitles in French or Spanish.
Geraldine McEwan, Anne-Marie Duff, Nora-Jane Noone, Dorothy Duffy, Eileen Walsh, Mary Murray, Britta Smith, Frances Healy, Eithne McGuinness.
Producer, Frances Higson ; writer/director, Peter Mullan ; 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.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2002.
MPAA rating: R; for violence/cruelty, nudity, sexual content and language.
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.
Special features: original expose "Sex in a cold climate".
MW, 3-04; 10-04(rpl)
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