Evelyn (2002)

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Drama based on true events. Desmond Doyle struggles to raise his young children, Evelyn, Maurice and Dermot, alone in Ireland in 1953. Doyle is devastated when the power of the Church and the Irish courts take his children away and put them in orphanages. Vowing to reunite his family, he enlists the help of his friends and together they attempt to do what has never been done before - challenge a law before the Irish Supreme Court.

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