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R| 1 hr. 59 min.

Plot Summary
In 1964, three teenage Irish girls are sent to a Magdalene asylum, an archaic home for "fallen women," though their crimes aren't criminal. Rose (Dorothy Duffy) is pregnant out of wedlock, Bernadette (Nora-Jane Noone) has been caught flirting with a boy at school, and Margaret (Anne-Marie Duff) is sentenced for having been raped by a family member. There, the girls perform hard labor supervised by cruel nuns, led by the sneering Sister Bridget (Geraldine McEwan) -- and dream of escape.

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

Director: Peter Mullan

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Miramax Films

The Magdalene Sisters (2002)

Release Date: August 1st, 2003|1 hr. 59 min.

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