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Secrets & Lies (1996)

15 05/24/1996 (US) Drama 2h 22m


After her adoptive mother dies, Hortense, a successful black optometrist, seeks out her birth mother. She's shocked when her research leads her to a working class white woman, Cynthia.

  1. Mike Leigh

    Director, Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Brenda Blethyn

    Brenda Blethyn

    Cynthia Rose Purley

  2. Marianne Jean-Baptiste

    Marianne Jean-Baptiste

    Hortense Cumberbatch

  3. Timothy Spall

    Timothy Spall

    Maurice Purley

  4. Phyllis Logan

    Phyllis Logan

    Monica Purley

  5. Claire Rushbrook

    Claire Rushbrook

    Roxanne Purley

  6. Lee Ross

    Lee Ross


  7. Lesley Manville

    Lesley Manville

    The Social Worker

  8. Elizabeth Berrington

    Elizabeth Berrington


  9. Michele Austin

    Michele Austin


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Secrets & Lies
Secrets & Lies

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $4,500,000.00

Revenue $13,417,292.00


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