Director: Mike Leigh

Writer(s): Mike Leigh

Starring: Timothy Spall, Phyllis Logan, Brenda Blethyn, Claire Rushbrook, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Elizabeth Berrington, Michele Austin, Lee Ross, Lesley Manville, Ron Cook, Emma Amos, Brian Bovell, Trevor Laird, Clare Perkins, Elias Perkins McCook, Jane Mitchell, Janice Acquah, Keylee Jade Flanders, Hannah Davis, Terence Harvey, Kate O’Malley, Joe Tucker, Richard Syms, Grant Masters, Annie Hayes, Jean Ainslie, Daniel Smith, Lucy Sheen, Frances Ruffelle, Felix Manley, Nitin Ganatra, Metin Marlow, Amanda Crossley, Su Elliot, Di Sherlock, Alex Squires, Lauren Squires, Sade Squires, Dominic Curran, Stephen Churchett, David Neilson, Peter Stockbridge, Peter Waddington, Rachel Lewis, Paul Trussell, Denise Orita, Margery Withers, Theresa Watson, Gordon Winter, Jonny Coyne, Bonzo, Texas, Peter Wight, Gary McDonald, Alison Steadman, Liz Smith, Sheila Kelley, Angela Curran, Linda Beckett, Phil Davis, Wendy Nottingham, Anthony O’Donnell, Ruth Sheen, Mia Soteriou, Anna Pernicci

Synopsis: 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.

Release Date: May 10, 1996 (France) | Length: 136 min | Genre: Drama | MPAA Rating: Rated R for language.

Note: Premiered at the Cannes Film Festival.


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