• 1951

     Age 19: Philomena meets the father of her child at a fair.


  • 1952

     Age 20: Philomena gives birth to a child she names Anthony.


  • 1955

     Philomena is forced to work and only allowed 1 hour per day with Anthony.


  • 1955

     Anthony is taken away from Philomena.


  • 1955

     Anthony arrives in America.


  • 1985

     Anthony/Michael enjoys a less than conservative night out with friends in New York City.


  • 1988

     Anthony/Michael views a house with a realtor near Washington


  • 1995

     Martin Sixsmith meets Anthony/Michael at a Republican event.


  • 2000

     Anthony/Michael searches for his biological mother.


  • 2005

     Philomena meets Martin Sixsmith.


  • 2005

     Martin and Philomena begin their search for Anthony