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The Magdalene SistersA fearless and powerful drama about the Magdalene Asylums, in which clear-eyed Irish lasses were subjected to torments worthy of a fascist regime. Peter...The Magdalene SistersDramaPT119MRA fearless and powerful drama about the Magdalene Asylums, in which clear-eyed Irish lasses were subjected to torments worthy of a fascist regime. Peter...2003-08-15Geraldine McEwanEileen WalshGeraldine McEwan, Eileen WalshMiramax
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The Magdalene Sisters

Genre: Drama; Starring: Anne-Marie Duff, Dorothy Duffy, Nora-Jane Noone, Geraldine McEwan, Eileen Walsh; Director: Peter Mullan; Author: Peter Mullan; Runtime (in minutes): 119; MPAA Rating: R; Distributor: Miramax

A fearless and powerful drama about the Magdalene Asylums, in which clear-eyed Irish lasses were subjected to torments worthy of a fascist regime. Peter Mullan’s film may be a high-toned women’s-prison picture, but it grasps the inherent theater of cruelty.

Originally posted August 15 2003 — 12:00 AM EDT

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