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The Resource The Magdalene Sisters : Based on True Events, Miramax Films ; Scottish Screen, the Film Council and the Irish Film Board (Bord Scannán na InÉlreann) presents in association with Momentum Pictures ; a PFP Films production in association with Temple Films ; a film by Peter Mullan ; written and directed by Peter Mullan ; produced by Frances Higson ; executive producers, Ed Guiney & Paul Trijbits

The Magdalene Sisters : Based on True Events, Miramax Films ; Scottish Screen, the Film Council and the Irish Film Board (Bord Scannán na InÉlreann) presents in association with Momentum Pictures ; a PFP Films production in association with Temple Films ; a film by Peter Mullan ; written and directed by Peter Mullan ; produced by Frances Higson ; executive producers, Ed Guiney & Paul Trijbits

Label
The Magdalene Sisters : Based on True Events
Title
The Magdalene Sisters
Title remainder
Based on True Events
Statement of responsibility
Miramax Films ; Scottish Screen, the Film Council and the Irish Film Board (Bord Scannán na InÉlreann) presents in association with Momentum Pictures ; a PFP Films production in association with Temple Films ; a film by Peter Mullan ; written and directed by Peter Mullan ; produced by Frances Higson ; executive producers, Ed Guiney & Paul Trijbits
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Costume designer
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film distributor
Film producer
Presenter
Production company
Production designer
Publisher
Recordist
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • fre
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A group of four young Irish women are forced to enter into a "Magdalen laundry", a Catholic reformatory where they are physically, psychologically, and sexually abused
Member of
Cataloging source
MEU
Characteristic
videorecording
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  • Magdalene Sisters (Motion picture)
  • Sex in a cold climate (Television program)
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Credits note
Co-producer, Alan J. (Willy) Wands ; director of photography, Nigel Willoughby ; production designer, Mark Leese ; film editor, Colin Monie ; original music composed, conducted and arranged by Craig Armstrong ; costume designer, Trisha Biggar ; sound recordist, Colin Nicolson ; special effects supervisor, Steve Breheney
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for violence/cruelty, nudity, sexual content and language
Language note
In English or dubbed French with optional English for the hearing impaired (SDH), French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.M343 2002
PerformerNote
Geraldine McEwan, Anne-Marie Duff, Nora-Jane Noone, Dorothy Duffy, Eileen Walsh, Mary Murray, Britta Smith, Frances Healy, Eithne McGuinness, Phyllis McMahon, Rebecca Walsh, Eamonn Owens, Chris Simpson, Sean Colgan, Daniel Costello
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1977-
  • 1970-
  • 1979-
  • 1959-
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  • Mullan, Peter
  • Higson, Frances
  • Guiney, Ed
  • Trijbits, Paul
  • Willoughby, Nigel
  • Leese, Mark
  • Monie, Colin
  • Biggar, Trisha
  • Nicolson, Colin
  • McEwan, Geraldine
  • Duff, Anne-Marie
  • Noone, Nora-Jane
  • Duffy, Dorothy
  • Walsh, Eileen
  • Murray, Mary
  • Smith, Britta
  • Healy, Frances
  • McGuinness, Eithne
  • MacMahon, Phyllis
  • Walsh, Rebecca
  • Owens, Eamonn.
  • Patrick-Simpson, Chris
  • Colgan, Sean
  • Armstrong, Craig
  • Humphries, Stephen
  • Miramax Films
  • Scottish Screen (Organization)
  • Film Council (Great Britain)
  • Bord Scannán na hÉireann
  • Momentum Pictures
  • PFP Films
  • Temple Films
  • Testimony Films
  • Channel Four (Great Britain)
  • Miramax Home Entertainment (Firm)
  • Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
120
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  • Catholic Church
  • Catholic Church
  • Reformatories for women
  • Women
  • Women
  • Reformatories for women
  • Women
  • Women
  • Ireland
Technique
live action
Label
The Magdalene Sisters : Based on True Events, Miramax Films ; Scottish Screen, the Film Council and the Irish Film Board (Bord Scannán na InÉlreann) presents in association with Momentum Pictures ; a PFP Films production in association with Temple Films ; a film by Peter Mullan ; written and directed by Peter Mullan ; produced by Frances Higson ; executive producers, Ed Guiney & Paul Trijbits
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • "Inspired by the documentary 'Sex in a cold climate' produced and directed by Steve Humphries."
  • Special features: "Sex in a cold climate" original documentary (1997; 50 minutes) / Testimony Films for Channel Four ; producer [and director], Steve Humphries ; narrator, Dervla Kirwan
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Margaret -- Bernadette -- Rose -- Prayer, cleanliness and hard work -- The first night -- "No talking" -- No Home -- A holy telephone -- Removing temptation -- Between right and wrong -- Demeaning games -- Falling ill -- "I wanted to die" -- A glimpse of the outside -- Keeping a promise -- "Not a man of God" -- A liberating Christmas -- All they care about -- "We have to go."
Control code
1025409211
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen
Extent
1 videodisc (120 min.)
Isbn
9780788850882
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
786936233094
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
33435
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)1025409211
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; Dolby digital 5.1 surround sound; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation enhanced for 16x9 televisions
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The Magdalene Sisters : Based on True Events, Miramax Films ; Scottish Screen, the Film Council and the Irish Film Board (Bord Scannán na InÉlreann) presents in association with Momentum Pictures ; a PFP Films production in association with Temple Films ; a film by Peter Mullan ; written and directed by Peter Mullan ; produced by Frances Higson ; executive producers, Ed Guiney & Paul Trijbits
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • "Inspired by the documentary 'Sex in a cold climate' produced and directed by Steve Humphries."
  • Special features: "Sex in a cold climate" original documentary (1997; 50 minutes) / Testimony Films for Channel Four ; producer [and director], Steve Humphries ; narrator, Dervla Kirwan
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Margaret -- Bernadette -- Rose -- Prayer, cleanliness and hard work -- The first night -- "No talking" -- No Home -- A holy telephone -- Removing temptation -- Between right and wrong -- Demeaning games -- Falling ill -- "I wanted to die" -- A glimpse of the outside -- Keeping a promise -- "Not a man of God" -- A liberating Christmas -- All they care about -- "We have to go."
Control code
1025409211
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen
Extent
1 videodisc (120 min.)
Isbn
9780788850882
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
786936233094
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
33435
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)1025409211
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; Dolby digital 5.1 surround sound; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation enhanced for 16x9 televisions
Video recording format
DVD

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