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Magdalene Sisters, The


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4 out of 10 Sad, but important to watch.
Lauren from Galway, 21 Nov 2009
really well done, but in no way uplifting. Still, an important film for understanding this part of recent Irish history.
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2 out of 10 Depressing
peter from Meath, 07 Mar 2010
Very sad found it hard to watch gave up after 1 hr very repititive
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5 out of 10 good
Lisa from Galway, 14 Oct 2007
good,depressing but ood
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What's it about....
Set in Ireland during the 1960s, the film follows the fortunes of three young women sent to work and live in the same Magdalene Laundry in 1964. Patricia (Dorothy Duffy) has had a baby out of wedlock; Margaret (Ann-Marie Duff) is the victim of a rape at a family wedding; and Bernadette (Nora-Jane Noone), well Bernadette is put away simply for flirting with the local boys. When they arrive at the Magdalene convent, they effectively become prisoners of a grim regime, presided...

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