DVD
English
Title
Secrets and lies / written and dir. by Mike Leigh
Director
Mike Leigh
Actor
Brenda Blethyn Timothy Spall
Language
English
Publisher
A-Film, 2005
1 dvd-video
Recording date
1996
Playing time
135 min.
Note
Taalkeuze: Engels, Frans Ondertiteling: Nederlands, Frans
EAN
8716777052754

About Mike Leigh

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Mike Leigh (born 20 February 1943) is an English film and theatre director, screenwriter and playwright. He studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA), East 15 Acting School and further at the Camberwell School of Art, the Central School of Art and Design and the London School of Film Technique. He began his career as a theatre director and playwright in the mid-1960s, before transitioning to making televised plays and films for BBC Television in the 1970s and '80s.

Leigh's most notable works are the black comedy-drama Naked (1993), for which he won the Best Director Award at Cannes, the Oscar-nominated, BAFTA- and Palme d'Or-winning drama Secrets & Lies (1996), the Golden Lion-winning working-class drama Vera Drake (2004), and the Palme d'Or-nominated biopic Mr. Turner (2014). Other well-known films include the comedy-dramas Life Is Sweet (1990) and Career Girls (1997), the Gilbert…Read more on Wikipedia