Secrets & Lies

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  • R
  • Genre(s): Drama
  • Release year: 1996
  • Running time: 142 min
When her adoptive parents die, a young black woman seeks out her birth mother, only to make an astounding discovery: Her mother is white. 1996 Best Picture and Best Actress Awards at Cannes Film Fest.
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When her adoptive parents die, a young black woman seeks out her birth mother, only to make an astounding discovery: Her mother is white. 1996 Best Picture and Best Actress Awards at Cannes Film Fest.

Original Release

05/24/1996

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Cast

Directors

Mike Leigh

Writers

Mike Leigh

Cast

Timothy Spall Maurice
Brenda Blethyn Cynthia
Marianne Jean-Baptiste Hortense
Phyllis Logan Monica
Claire Rushbrook Roxanne
Liz Smith Cat Owner
Lesley Manville Social Worker
Jonny Coyne Fiancé (as Jonathan Coyne)
Trevor Laird Hortense's Brother
Elizabeth Berrington Jane
Michele Austin Dionne
Lee Ross Paul
Ron Cook Stuart
Brian Bovell Hortense's Brother
Emma Amos Girl with Scar
Clare Perkins Hortense's Sister-in-Law
Elias Perkins McCook Hortense's Nephew
Jane Mitchell Senior Optometrist (as June Mitchell)
Janice Acquah Junior Optician
Keylee Jade Flanders Girl in Optician's (as Keeley Flanders)

Producers

Editors

Jon Gregory

1997 Oscar Best Picture Nominated
1997 Oscar Best Actress in a Leading Role Nominated
1997 Oscar Best Actress in a Supporting Role Nominated
1997 Oscar Best Director Nominated
1997 Oscar Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen Nominated
1997 Golden Globe Best Motion Picture - Drama Nominated
1997 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama Won
1997 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture Nominated
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