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The Five Stages Of #PhiloMania

What is #PhiloMania? And how do you know if you have it?

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So what is #Philomania?


Phil·o·ma-ni-a / [fil-oh-mey-nee-uh]

A condition identified by excessive appreciation of Philomena Lee's life story. First diagnosed as affecting Leonardo DiCaprio at the 2014 Golden Globe Awards, it is currently sweeping across the United States.

PhiloMania is a highly contagious condition in which those exposed develop a single-minded, nearly obsessive focus on their need to see the year's most inspiring film, based on the true story of Philomena Lee.

The only known treatment for PhiloMania is to see the film Philomena, in theaters now, and to take all your friends and family with you.

How do I know if I have #PhiloMania?

PhiloMania has five distinct stages. We'll walk you through them now.

To find Philomena in a theater near you, visit

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