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The Secret Laughter of Women (1999)

99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

A beautiful young single mother feels the pressure from the ex-pat Nigerian community to get married. Her precocious son has met his hero, a cynical English comic book writer and decides he is a match for his mum. The fall for each other ...See moreA beautiful young single mother feels the pressure from the ex-pat Nigerian community to get married. Her precocious son has met his hero, a cynical English comic book writer and decides he is a match for his mum. The fall for each other but their love is tested by resistance from the community. Written by Anonymous See less
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Updated Nov 26, 1999

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Nov 26, 1999 (United Kingdom)

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Colin Firth
Matthew Field Matthew Field   See fewer
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Nia Long
Nimi Da Silva Nimi Da Silva   See fewer
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Ariyon Bakare
Rev. Fola Rev. Fola   See fewer
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Joy Elias-Rilwan
Mama Fola Mama Fola   See fewer
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Hakeem Kae-Kazim
Dr. Ade Dr. Ade   See fewer
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Bella Enahoro
Madame Rosa Madame Rosa   See fewer
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Rakie Ayola
Talking Drum Talking Drum   See fewer
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Caroline Goodall
Jenny Field Jenny Field   See fewer
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Ellen Thomas
Bitter Leaf Bitter Leaf   See fewer
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Thomas Baptiste
Papa Fola Papa Fola   See fewer
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Willie Jonah
Old uncle Old uncle   See fewer
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Ho Yi
Chen Chen   See fewer
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Mike Koohafkan
Jean Claude Delgado Jean Claude Delgado   See fewer
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Nichole Blanchet
Mrs Delgado Mrs Delgado   See fewer
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Frederick Frederick   See fewer
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6.2 / 10 | 574 votes