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Secrets & Lies

by Mike Leigh Retro: Mike Leigh

Following the death of her adoptive parents, dark-skinned optician Hortense begins the search for her biological mother. Despite all the odds, she finally manages to get her to agree to a meeting. The two women form a mother-daughter bond that meets with hostility from relatives.

  • Genre: Drama
  • Country, Year: France, UK, 1996
  • Runtime: 142 Min
  • Languages: English
  • Director: Mike Leigh
  • Cast: Timothy Spall, Phyllis Logan, Brenda Blethyn, Claire Rushbrook, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Elizabeth Berrington, Michele Austin
  • Screenplay: Mike Leigh
  • Cinematography: Andrew Dickson
  • Editor: Jon Gregory
  • Music: Andrew Dickson
  • Producer: Simon Channing Williams
  • Production Companies: Channel Four Films, CiBy 2000, Thin Man Films Ltd
  • World Sales: MK2 Films
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