The Magdalene Sisters (2002)

Four women are given into the custody of the Magdalene sisterhood asylum to correct their sinful behavior: Crispina and Rose have given birth to a premarital child, Margaret got raped by her cousin and the orphan Bernadette had been repeatedly caught flirting with the boys. All have to work in a laundry under the strict supervision of the nuns, who break their wills through sadistic punishment.

Rotten Tomatoes: Certified Fresh 90% / Audience 89%

8/10

Rated R 1 hr 59 mins

GENRES
Drama • Foreign
DIRECTION
Peter Mullan
CAST
Anne-Marie Duff  •  Nora-Jane Noone  •  Eileen Walsh  •  Mary Murray

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CAST & CHARACTERS
Anne-Marie Duff Margaret
Nora-Jane Noone Bernadette
Eileen Walsh Crispina
Mary Murray Una
Dorothy Duffy Rose
Eamonn Owens Eamonn
Geraldine McEwan Sister Bridget
Peter Mullan Mr O'Connor
Britta Smith Katy