True Stories

Philomena Lee, A Mother Sacrificed

True StoriesPhilomena Lee, A Mother Sacrificed

In 1952, Philomena Lee was 19 years old. Pregnant in an ultraconservative Ireland, she was put in a mother and baby home run by the Catholic Church. Shortly after birth, her son was taken from her and adopted by an American couple. A tragic story adapted into film by Stephen Frears in 2013, starring Judi Dench.

Duration :

26 min

Available :

From 10/08/2022 to 30/12/2022

Genre :

Documentaries and Reportage