Weekend Openings: 11/22/2013

Philomena

Language: English
Rating: PG-13
Genre: Drama
Director: Stephen Frears
Starring: Judi Dench, Steve Coogan, Sophie Kennedy Clark

A world-weary political journalist picks up the story of a woman’s search for her son, who was taken away from her decades ago after she became pregnant and was forced to live in a convent.

Oscar Potential: Don’t put it passed the Academy to skip out on nominating the ever-powerful, Dame Judi Dench.  Check out Michael’s review from AFI.