Director: Peter Mullan
Writer: Peter Mullan (written by)
Release Date:21 February 2003 (UK) more
Tagline:In a place that defied belief their only hope was each other.
Runtime: 119 min
Country: UK | Ireland
A thoroughly mind provoking film about 3 young women whom, under tragic circumstances see themselves cast away to a 19th-Century Magdalene Convent Laundry 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...