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Gay Essential Films To Watch, Philomena

Released in 2013 and directed by Stephen Frears, Philomena showcases a political journalist who follows a lead on a woman searching for the son she was forced to abandon decades earlier. Starring Judi Dench and Steve Coogan, the movie was filmed in many locations, including London and Washington D.C., was nominated for multiple Oscars and Golden Globe awards.

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Essential Film Directors, Stephen Frears

After spending much of his early career working in television, Stephen Frears directed the feature film My Beautiful Laundrette in 1985, which kicked off the career of actor Daniel Day-Lewis, as well as his own.

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