By Owen Gleiberman
Updated March 17, 2020 at 02:41 AM EDT
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A fearless and powerful drama about the Magdalene Asylums, in which clear-eyed Irish lasses were subjected to torments worthy of a fascist regime. Peter Mullan’s film may be a high-toned women’s-prison picture, but it grasps the inherent theater of cruelty.

The Magdalene Sisters

type
  • Movie
mpaa
  • R
runtime
  • 119 minutes
director
  • Peter Mullan

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