The Secret Life of Words


After being forced by her boss to take leave, a factory worker decides to go to an off-shore oil rig to nurse an injured worker. He had been burnt and temporarily blinded in an explosion. Within the close confines of the rig, and just a moment away from the power of nature, the two of them find themselves drawn strongly to each other.

113 minutes.
No persons under 13 (Language).
Drama, Romance, On the art circuit

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Credits

Cast
Sarah Polley, Tim Robbins, Javier Cámara, Eddie Marsan, Steven Mackintosh
Director
Isabel Coixet
ScreenplayIsabel Coixet
CinematographyJean-Claude Larrieu
EditingIrene Blecua
Sound formatsDolby Digital, Sony Dynamic Digital Sound, DTS
Made in2005
Produced byEl Deseo S.A., Hotshot Films

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreDrama
LanguageStrong, fairly frequent, including blasphemy
NudityOne scene
SexMild, sexual innuendo
ViolenceInfrequent, some nasty burn wounds are shown
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
CommentsThis movie has adult themes that could be very disturbing to children under the age of 13.
These details are supplied by the FPB. If you have a problem with any of the above, please take it up directly with the FPB. Read the Classification Guidelines.



Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Magdel du Preez
10
The Citizen
Bruce Dennill
14
Sunday Times
Barry Ronge
15
eye Weekly
Jason Anderson
10

Average .. 61%

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