Secrets & Lies


This highly rated film tells the story of an optometrist who had been adopted at birth. She decides to track down her mother, only to make a surprising discovery. We explore the relationship between the two women, and how the mother reveals the identity of her long-lost daughter to the rest of her family.

142 minutes.
No persons under 13 (Language).


Credits

Cast
Timothy Spall, Phyllis Logan, Brenda Blethyn, Claire Rushbrook, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Elizabeth Berrington
Director
Mike Leigh
ScreenplayMike Leigh
MusicAndrew Dickson
Sound formatsDolby Digital
Made in1996
Produced byChannel Four Films, CiBY 2000, Thin Man Films





Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

The Cape Times
15
TV3 Screenplay
18
TV2 GMSA
18
SAfm Art Now
16
Big Screen
16
eye Weekly
15
Empire
15
Box Office
18

What the People say

Internet
17

Average .. 82%

16




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