Friday, July 12, 2013

First Look At Philomena – A Rather Surprising True Story With Judi Dench And Steve Coogan Posted on July 12, 2013 (BLEEDING COOL) by Brendon Connelly


I already danced around anything like “spoilers” when describing Stephen Frears‘ new film Philomena, just ahead of it going into production.

This afternoon, we’ve been sent the first image from the film, and I suppose I better get my dancing shoes on again.

The image at the head of this post shows Judi Dench in the title role and Steve Coogan as Marin Sixsmith, the sometime Labour government advisor turned journalist, and in this case, no pun intended, pretty much a detective.

Don’t expect grimy pulp fiction style detection, this is more the shocking, upsetting true story sort of thing, an indictment of corruption and the unravelling of a tragedy.

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