With a powerhouse ensemble cast, writer-director Mike Leigh's Palme d'Or-winning film is a tour de force of sustained tension and catharsis that lays bare the emotional fault lines running beneath the surface of everyday lives.
1 videodisc (142 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
2.0 Dolby digital
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Secrets and lies
Title from sell sheet.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1996.
Wide screen (1.85:1).
Special features: New conversation with Gary Yershon; new interview with Marianne Jean-Baptiste; audio interview with Leigh from 1996.
Timothy Spall, Brenda Blethyn, Phyllis Logan.
DVD, wide screen (1.85:1); 2.0 surround.
Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
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Subjects:Adoption -- Drama.
Deception -- Drama.
Films for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Other Authors:Blethyn, Brenda, 1946- actor.
Criterion Collection (Firm), publisher.
Leigh, Mike, 1943- screenwriter, film director.
Logan, Phyllis, actor.
Spall, Timothy, 1957- actor.