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Secrets and Lies

A 27 year old black London Optometrist decides to seek out the woman who gave her up for adoption after she was born. The search leads to a surprising discovery but it's just the beginning of a series of family crises in this moving comedy/drama. Brenda Blethyn, Marianne Jean-Baptiste and Timothy Spall star.

Year: 1996
Genre: Art House Cinema, Cannes - Palme d'Or, Film Festivals 1996, Best of the 1990s, Black Humour, Movies (1001 You Must See Before You Die), Dysfunctional Families
Country: UK
Director: Mike Leigh
Starring: Brenda Blethyn, Phyllis Logan, Timothy Spall, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Claire Rushbrook
Duration: 142 Minutes
Rating: M
7.7/10
Location in store: Art House Cinema

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