Young Irish woman Filomena gave birth to a son, as a teenager, and her as "fallen", sent to "reeducation" to a monastery, and the baby was given up for adoption in the American family. In the convent Philomena was subjected to untold misery. Then she managed to escape from there, and she lived a decent life, but all these years trying unsuccessfully to find his son. Its history is interested sympathetic man Martin Sixma — experienced journalist dealing with the topic of the sinister role of the Church in numerous broken destinies.
- Country: FR, GB, US
- Language: English
- Budget: $12,000,000
- Revenue: Cumulative Worldwide $100,129,872