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The Resource Secrets & lies, October Films ; CIBY 2000 in association with Channel Four Films present a CIBY 2000/Thin Man production ; produced by Simon Channing-Williams ; written and directed by Mike Leigh

Secrets & lies, October Films ; CIBY 2000 in association with Channel Four Films present a CIBY 2000/Thin Man production ; produced by Simon Channing-Williams ; written and directed by Mike Leigh

Label
Secrets & lies
Title
Secrets & lies
Statement of responsibility
October Films ; CIBY 2000 in association with Channel Four Films present a CIBY 2000/Thin Man production ; produced by Simon Channing-Williams ; written and directed by Mike Leigh
Title variation
Secrets and lies
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
After her adoptive parents die, a young black woman seeks out her natural birth mother only to discover her mother is white. Equally shocked to learn her daughter she gave up for adoption is black, Cynthia insists it's a mistake. But she soon realizes it's true and when she springs her newfound daughter on the rest of the family, the resulting chaos leads to a series of secrets and lies being revealed at last
Awards note
Winner of the Cannes Film Festival Awards for Best Picture and Best Actress
Cataloging source
*MDK*
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Photography, Dick Pope; editor, Jon Gregory; music, Andrew Dickson
Intended audience
Rated R
Language note
Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Timothy Spall, Brenda Blethyn, Phyllis Logan, Marianne Jean- Baptiste, Claire Rushbrook
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1943-
  • 1957-
  • 1946-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Leigh, Mike
  • Spall, Timothy
  • Blethyn, Brenda
  • Logan, Phyllis
  • Jean-Baptiste, Marianne
  • Rushbrook, Claire
  • October Films
  • CIBY 2000 (Firm)
  • Channel Four Films (Firm)
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
142
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Feature films
  • Adoption
  • Deception
  • Films for the hearing impaired
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Secrets & lies, October Films ; CIBY 2000 in association with Channel Four Films present a CIBY 2000/Thin Man production ; produced by Simon Channing-Williams ; written and directed by Mike Leigh
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as motion picture in 1996
  • "Formatted to fit your screen"--Container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
1/2 in
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videocassette (142 min.)
Isbn
9780793943890
Isbn Type
:
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videotape
Other control number
086162438936
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • MAHGBMO01170-F
  • (MH)MHBMO01170HU
  • (OCoLC)36818736
System details
VHS; Dolby
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)
Label
Secrets & lies, October Films ; CIBY 2000 in association with Channel Four Films present a CIBY 2000/Thin Man production ; produced by Simon Channing-Williams ; written and directed by Mike Leigh
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as motion picture in 1996
  • "Formatted to fit your screen"--Container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
1/2 in
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videocassette (142 min.)
Isbn
9780793943890
Isbn Type
:
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videotape
Other control number
086162438936
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • MAHGBMO01170-F
  • (MH)MHBMO01170HU
  • (OCoLC)36818736
System details
VHS; Dolby
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)

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