This story being of Philomena Lee trying to find her son that was taken away from her after giving birth at a convent as a nun. This being against their beliefs, take away her son away and is adopted in America. He travels with her to reunite with the son. Along the way are twists and turns that are not expected. But back to Steve Coogan, he plays a faithless, fact-seeking man, who brings out a lot of witty lines and adds some comedy to the film.