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.
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
Posted August 15 2003 — 12:00 AM EDT
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