The Magdalene Sisters (2002)

Director
Peter Mullan

Main cast
Anne-Marie Duff; Nora-Jane Noone; Eileen Walsh; Mary Murray; Dorothy Duffy

Genres
Drama, Foreign

Description
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.


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