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Mary and Martha

A powerful and moving story of two ordinary mothers who won't give up. Written by Richard Curtis and directed by Phillip Noyce, Mary and Martha stars Hilary Swank as Mary and Brenda Blethyn as Martha, an American and an Englishwoman who have little in common apart from a tragedy that unexpectedly brings them together. Empowered by their friendship, they form a partnership that takes them from their meeting in a remote part of Mozambique all the way to Washington. There they find redemption and achieve something they would have never thought possible.

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1 hour, 30 minutes

Last on

Fri 1 Mar 2013 21:00
BBC Two Wales

Mary and Martha star Brenda Blethyn on BBC Breakfast

Mary and Martha star Brenda Blethyn on BBC Breakfast

Brenda Blethyn talks to Charlie Stayt and Louise Minchin about how filming Mary and Martha made an impression on her.


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Role Contributor
DirectorPhillip Noyce
WriterRichard Curtis
MarthaBrenda Blethyn
BenSam Claflin
TomJames Woods
CharlesIan Redford
SenatorSean O'Bryan

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