The Magdalene Sisters

"The Magdalene Sisters" is based on a true story and charts several years in the young lives of three "fallen" women, who find themselves incarcerated by the Catholic Church. They all have to work in a laundry under the strict supervision of the nuns, who break their wills through sadistic punishments. Some of the inmates develop counter-measures, while others perish under the treatment. Winner - Golden Lion, Venice Film Festival 2002.

Year: 2002
Genre: Drama, True Stories, Black Humour
Country: UK, Ireland
Director: Peter Mullan
Starring: Geraldine McEwan, Anne-Marie Duff, Nora-Jane Noone, Dorothy Duffy
Duration: 119 Minutes
Rating: R16 - Contains content that may disturb
Location in store: Drama



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