PhilomenaEXCLUSIVE: Judi Dench, Steve Coogan, Stephen Frears, and author Martin Sixsmith (The Lost Child Of Philomena Lee) discuss the origins of Weinstein sleeper Philomena in the exclusive featurette below. Dench stars in the pic as Philomena Lee, an Irish woman who enlists the help of a writer (Coogan) in her search for the son that was taken away from her 50 years prior. Coogan and Jeff Pope won Best Screenplay honors at the Venice Film Festival and nominated for the Golden Globe. Philomena is also Globes-nominated for Best Actress (Dench) and Best Picture. Check it out:

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