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The Magdalene Sisters (2002)

The Magdalene Sisters
7.4 Rating
(185 ratings)
7.8 IMDB rating

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Geraldine McEwan

Geraldine McEwan

Sister Bridget
Anne-Marie Duff

Anne-Marie Duff

Margaret
Nora-Jane Noone

Nora-Jane Noone

Bernadette
Dorothy Duffy

Dorothy Duffy

Rose / Patricia
Eileen Walsh

Eileen Walsh

Crispina
Britta Smith

Britta Smith

Katy
Frances Healy

Frances Healy

Sister Jude


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Peter Mullan

Peter Mullan

(written by)


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5 months, 1 week ago at Aug 20 16:13
The Magdalene Sisters is based on what was a reality of life (until surprisingly recently) in Ireland- many girls and young women considered promiscuous or simply flirtatious were forced to live in convents and work in their laundries. It's a powerful indictment of the Catholic church and pervasive social attitudes- the punitive "morality" and gender double standards towards sex. Of course it wasn... read more
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Three young Irish women struggle to maintain their spirits while they endure dehumanizing abuse as inmates of a Magdalene Sisters Asylum.
Release date: 25 October 2002
UPC: 786936233094
Drama (10), Ireland (7), Nun (6), Religion (6), Rape (6), 2000s (5), Historical (4), Catholicism (3), Pregnancy (2), Suicide Attempt (2), Insanity (2), Sexism (2), Adoption (2), British (2), Orphanage (2), Priest (2), Prison (2), 2002 (2), Punishment (2), Laundry (1)
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Kenji posted a review 5 months, 1 week ago

“The Magdalene Sisters is based on what was a reality of life (until surprisingly recently) in Ireland- many girls and young women considered promiscuous or simply flirtatious were forced to live in convents and work in their laundries. It's a powerful indictment of the Catholic church and pervasive social attitudes- the punitive "morality" and gender double standards towards sex. Of course it wasn't only an Irish problem: the idea of shame of unmarried sex and pregnancy still festers on in some quarters. A film that hardly hides its opinions, and why should it? The reality was disgusting and fills me with anger and pity.” read more

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