PG-13 | | Biography, Drama
A world-weary political journalist picks up the story of a woman's search for her son, who was taken away from her decades ago after she became pregnant and was forced to live in a convent.
When Martin and Philomena arrive in Washington, they are staying at the Washington Hotel, observable by the TV in Martin's room, which shows the big W for the Hotel. The Hotel's most interesting facet is its rooftop bar, which has the best view of ... ...
Sally Mitchell: Who's dead?
Martin Sixsmith: The son. He died eight years ago.
Sally Mitchell: Oh dear. What did he die of?
Martin Sixsmith: I don't know, I didn't find out. I'm at the airport.
Sally Mitchell: You're at the airport?
Martin Sixsmith: Well she just wants to get back, be with her daughter.
Sally Mitchell: What about the story?
Martin Sixsmith: Well... ...
After Alex talks to Martin on flight to America, Alex leaves and goes to stairs (going to upper deck - ie like 747). When the plane is landing, the view of the landing plane is one with a single level passenger compartment.
Real footage of Anthony/Michael is shown at the ending credits
£1,509,726 (UK) (3 November 2013)
$37,707,719 (USA) (16 May 2014)
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