Secrets & Lies

Genre: 

Release Date: May 24, 1996

Status: Released

Running time: 2h 22m

Budget: $4,500,000

Revenue: $13,417,292

Filming Locations: London, United Kingdom

6.67
/ 10
9 User Ratings
Share

Check on Amazon

External Links & Social Media
Network & Production Companies
Thin Man Films
Channel Four Films
Watch Trailer

Plot.

With both her adoptive parents now dead, a black optometrist decides to make contact with her birth mother, but is shocked to find out that she is white.

Where To Watch.

Criterion ChannelSubs
HBO MaxSubs

Currently Secrets & Lies full movie is available for streaming online, rent, buy or watch for free on: Criterion Channel, HBO Max

Streaming in:
🇺🇸 United States

Powered by
JustWatch

This Movie Is About.

reunion
 · 
adoption
 · 
socially deprived family
 · 
parent child relationship
 · 
london england

Cast & Crew.

Wiki.

Secrets & Lies is a 1996 drama film written and directed by Mike Leigh. Led by an ensemble cast consisting of many Leigh regulars, it stars Marianne Jean-Baptiste as Hortense, a well-educated black middle-class London optometrist, who was adopted as a baby and has chosen to trace her family history – and discovers that her birth mother, Cynthia, played by Brenda Blethyn, is a working-class white woman with a dysfunctional family. Claire Rushbrook co-stars as Cynthia's other daughter Roxanne, while Timothy Spall and Phyllis Logan portray Cynthia's brother and sister-in-law, who have secrets of their own affecting their everyday family life.Critically acclaimed, the film won the 1996 Cannes Film Festival's Palme d'Or, as well as the Best Actress award for Blethyn. She also won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama for her portrayal. At the 50th British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA), the film received seven nominations, winning both Best British Film and Best Original Screenplay. It also received five Oscar nominations at the 69th Academy Awards ceremony.
Product
Contact Us
Terms and Conditions
Affiliate Disclosure
Privacy Policy
Social Media
Twitter
Telegram
Pinterest
Download
iOS Application
Android Application