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Tuesday, 07 April 2015 at 7.15pm
Mike Leigh
  • Drama
  • 1995
  • UK
  • Colour
  • 142 mins.
 
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Nominated for five Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Supporting Actress (Marianne Jean-Baptiste), Best Actress (Brenda Blethyn) and winner of the Palme d'Or award at the Cannes Film Festival, Secrets and Lies is one of Mike Leigh's most critically acclaimed films and a brilliant Comedy /Drama of British family life. The always-wonderful Brenda Blethyn stars as Cynthia Purley, a working class single Mum unexpectedly contacted by the daughter she gave up for adoption; a role that won her Best Actress awards at the Golden Globes, the BAFTAs and the Cannes Film Festival.

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Director:

 
Mike Leigh

Screenplay:

 
Mike Leigh

Cast:

 
Timothy Spall, Brenda Blethyn, Phyllis Logan, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Claire Rushbrook, Elizabeth Berrington, Michel Austin, Lee Ross, Lesley Manville, Ron Cook.

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