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  • Secrets & Lies (1996)
  • R
    136 min | Comedy, Drama
Secrets & Lies (1996)
R
136 min | Comedy, Drama

Following the death of her adoptive parents, a successful young black optometrist establishes contact with her biological mother -- a lonely white factory worker living in poverty in East London.
Director
Writer
Producer
Simon Channing Williams (as Simon Channing-Williams)
Composer
Cinematographer
Dick Pope (photographed by)
Editor
Casting Directors
Susie Parriss (as Parriss) | Paddy Stern (as Stern)
Production Designer
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Release date
Feb 28, 1997 (United States)

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Cast

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66 cast members
Name Known for
Timothy Spall
Maurice Maurice   See fewer
Phyllis Logan
Monica Monica   See fewer
Brenda Blethyn
Cynthia Cynthia   See fewer
Claire Rushbrook
Roxanne Roxanne   See fewer
Lesley Manville
Social Worker Social Worker   See fewer
Ron Cook
Stuart Stuart   See fewer
Emma Amos
Girl with Scar Girl with Scar   See fewer
Brian Bovell
Hortense's Brother Hortense's Brother   See fewer
Trevor Laird
Hortense's Brother Hortense's Brother   See fewer
Clare Perkins
Hortense's Sister-in-Law Hortense's Sister-in-Law   See fewer
Elias Perkins McCook
Hortense's Nephew Hortense's Nephew   See fewer
Jane Mitchell
Senior Optometrist (as June Mitchell) Senior Optometrist (as June Mitchell)   See fewer
Janice Acquah
Junior Optician Junior Optician   See fewer
Keylee Jade Flanders
Girl in Optician's (as Keeley Flanders) Girl in Optician's (as Keeley Flanders)   See fewer
Hannah Davis
First Bride First Bride   See fewer
Terence Harvey
First Bride's Father First Bride's Father   See fewer
Kate O'Malley
Second Bride Second Bride   See fewer
Joe Tucker
Groom Groom   See fewer
Grant Masters
Best Man Best Man   See fewer
Annie Hayes
Mother in Family Group Mother in Family Group   See fewer
Jean Ainslie
Grandmother Grandmother   See fewer
Daniel Smith
Teenage Son Teenage Son   See fewer
Lucy Sheen
Nurse Nurse   See fewer
Frances Ruffelle
Young Mother Young Mother   See fewer
Nitin Ganatra
Potential Husband (as Nitin Chandra Ganatra) Potential Husband (as Nitin Chandra Ganatra)   See fewer
Metin Marlow
Conjuror Conjuror   See fewer
Amanda Crossley
Raunchy Woman Raunchy Woman   See fewer
Su Elliot
Raunchy Woman (as Su Elliott) Raunchy Woman (as Su Elliott)   See fewer
Di Sherlock
Raunchy Woman Raunchy Woman   See fewer
Alex Squires
Triplet Triplet   See fewer
Lauren Squires
Triplet Triplet   See fewer
Sade Squires
Triplet Triplet   See fewer
Dominic Curran
Little Boy Little Boy   See fewer
Stephen Churchett
Man in Suit Man in Suit   See fewer
David Neilson
Man in Suit Man in Suit   See fewer
Peter Stockbridge
Man in Suit Man in Suit   See fewer
Peter Waddington
Man in Suit Man in Suit   See fewer
Rachel Lewis
Graduate Graduate   See fewer
Paul Trussell
Grinning Husband Grinning Husband   See fewer
Denise Orita
Uneasy Woman Uneasy Woman   See fewer
Margery Withers
Elderly Lady Elderly Lady   See fewer
Theresa Watson
Daughter Daughter   See fewer
Gordon Winter
Laughing Man Laughing Man   See fewer
Jonny Coyne
Fiancé (as Jonathan Coyne) Fiancé (as Jonathan Coyne)   See fewer
Peter Wight
Father in Family Group Father in Family Group   See fewer
Alison Steadman
Dog Owner Dog Owner   See fewer
Liz Smith
Cat Owner Cat Owner   See fewer
Sheila Kelley
Fertile Mother Fertile Mother   See fewer
Angela Curran
Little Boy's Mother Little Boy's Mother   See fewer
Linda Beckett
Pin-Up Housewife Pin-Up Housewife   See fewer
Phil Davis
Man in Suit (as Philip Davis) Man in Suit (as Philip Davis)   See fewer
Wendy Nottingham
Glum Wife Glum Wife   See fewer
Anthony O'Donnell
Uneasy Man Uneasy Man   See fewer
Ruth Sheen
Laughing Woman Laughing Woman   See fewer
Mia Soteriou
Fiancée Fiancée   See fewer
Kate Doherty
Janette (uncredited) Janette (uncredited)   See fewer
Anna Pernicci
Waitress (uncredited) Waitress (uncredited)   See fewer
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