The Magdalene Sisters

Peter Mullan

A thoroughly mind provoking film about 3 young women whom, under tragic circumstances see themselves cast away to a 19th-Centrian Magdalene Laudry home for supposedly 'fallen' women. Here, the women endure agonizing punishment and a long, harsh working system which leaves them physically drained and mentally challenged. As the girls bond together, it soon becomes clear that the only way out of the Magdalene convent is to escape, but with twisted Sister Bridget running the wing, any chances seem limited... (


United Kingdom, Ireland 2002, 119 min.


Spoken language: English

Subtitles: Dutch


Scottish Screens

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Dutch distribution:

Paradiso Filmed Entertainment

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