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1,879 Ratings

Secrets & Lies

Directed by Mike Leigh
United Kingdom, 1996
Drama, Comedy

Synopsis

A successful black woman traces her birth mother to a lower-class white woman, who denies it; emotions run high as everyone’s secrets are exposed.

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Secrets & Lies Directed by Mike Leigh

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1996 | 3 wins including: Palme d'Or

Academy Awards

1997 | 5 nominations including: Best Picture

Locarno International Film Festival

1996

Film Independent Spirit Awards

1997 | Winner: Best Foreign Film

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