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VCD HV 1448 M84 (COL)
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The Magdalene Sisters

Main Title: The Magdalene sisters (videorecording) / Miramax Films, Scottish Screen, the film council and the Irish Film Board/ Bord Scannan na heireann present a PFP Films production in association with Temple Films, a film by Peter Mullan ; produced by Frances Higson ; written and directed by Peter Mulla

Published/Created: [United States] : Miramax Home Entertainment ; Burbank, Calif. : Buena Vista Home Entertainment

Description: 2 videodiscs in 1 can (VCD) (ca. 119 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in

Local Call No: VCD HV 1448 M84

Note: Originally released as a motion picture in 2002. MPAA rating: R; for violence/cruelty, nudity, sexual content and language

Cast: Geraldine McEwan, Anne-Marie Duff, Nora-Jane Noone, Dorothy Duffy, Eileen Walsh, Mary Murray, Britta Smith, Frances Healy, Eithne McGuinness

Credits: Director of photography, Nigel Willoughby ; editor, Colin Monie ; music composer, Craig Armstrong

Summary: 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 brak everyone's wills through sadistic punishment. Based on a true story

Subject: Magdalene Asylum (Ireland)-- Drama.
Subject: Church work with women--Ireland-Catholic.
Subject: Church--Drama.
Subject: Reformatories for women--Ireland--Drama.
Subject: Women--Institutional care--Ireland--Drama.
Subject: Church work wiht unmarried mothers--Ireland--Drama.
Subject: Unmarried mothers--Ireland--Drama.
Subject: Women--Crimes against--Ireland--Drama.
Subject: Convents--Drama.
Subject: Abused women.
Subject: Nuns.
Subject: Catholic church-Ireland.

Related Name: Mullan, Peter.
Related Name: Higson, Frances.
Related Name: McEwan, Geraldine.
Related Name: Duff, Anne-Marie.
Related Name: Duffy, Dorothy.
Related Name: Noone, Nora-Jane.
Related Name: Walsh, Eileen.

videorecording VCD 119 min.
2 videodiscs in 1 can (VCD) (ca. 119 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
©2002, , Miramax Films , Burbank California
Distributed by Miramax Films
AV Material ID 1000007524
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