Secrets & lies
|Language and/or Subtitles:||English|
|Availability:||Available at 3 Libraries 3 of 5 copies|
SummaryHortense, an adopted Black woman in London, seeks out her natural birth mother only to discover the woman is white. Equally shocked to learn the daughter she gave up for adoption is Black, Cynthia insists it's a mistake. But she soon realizes it's true. When Cynthia brings her newfound daughter home to meet her family-from-hell, all the secrets and lies, the deceptions and animosities come pouring out.
Birthmothers -- Drama.
Racially mixed people -- England -- London -- Drama.
Deception -- Drama.
Dysfunctional families -- England -- London -- Drama.
London (England) -- Social life and customs -- Drama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
|Publisher|| Beverly Hills, Calif. :Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment,2004
Spall, Timothy, 1957-
Blethyn, Brenda, 1946-
CIBY 2000 (Firm)
Thin Man Films (Firm)
Channel Four Films (Firm)
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
Timothy Spall, Brenda Blethyn, Phyllis Logan, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Claire Rushbrook.
Photographed by Dick Pope ; edited by Jon Gregory ; music by Andrew Dickson.
MPAA rating: R.
English language track with English and Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1996.
DVD, Dolby Digital, Region 1 encoding.
1 videodisc (142 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.