The Magdalene Sisters (2002)

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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.


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  • Dorothy Duffy in The Magdalene Sisters (2002)
  • Nora-Jane Noone in The Magdalene Sisters (2002)
  • Geraldine McEwan in The Magdalene Sisters (2002)
  • Dorothy Duffy in The Magdalene Sisters (2002)
  • Nora-Jane Noone in The Magdalene Sisters (2002)

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Did You Know?

Trivia

Peter Mullan has said that the film was initially made because victims of Magdalene Asylums had no closure. They hadn't received any recognition, compensation, or apology. Many remained lifelong devout Catholics.


Quotes

Margaret: Well, what is it you're wanting to show me? Come on, Kevin, what's the secret?


Goofs

In the beginning, a man plays a Taylor acoustic guitar. Taylor Guitars was established in 1974.


Crazy Credits

Special thanks to ... all at the Glasgow Film Office.

Details

Release Date:

29 August 2003

Language

English, Latin


Country of Origin

Ireland, UK

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

£88,315 (UK) (1 November 2002)

Gross:

$4,890,878 (USA) (21 November 2003)

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