Secrets & Lies

by Mike Leigh, 1996 Excellent movie, all the awards clearly deserved. Mike Leigh delivers so touching masterpiece from a premise so profane - some family secrets can bring many years of unnecessary suffering. The emotions the actors relayed in this movie can stay with the viewer for a quite long time.

i give: 10

comment? published: 96 months ago. tags: 1996, cannes, drama, mike-leigh


by Roman Polanski, 2011

Not a very fun movie, starts bizarrely and the meetup hardly holds water. The characters blow stuff out of proportion and still refuse to part, even as they stop talking about their kids anyway. And - if someone came to my house and is being offensive - well, one does not simply walk into Mordor...

i give: 6.5

comment? published: 108 months ago. tags: 2011, drama, jodie-foster, kate-winslet, roman-polanski

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