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STEALING BEAUTY

Country : UNITED KINGDOM, FRANCE, ITALY

SECRETS ET MENSONGES
In Competition - Feature Films

SECRETS AND LIES

Directed by : Mike LEIGH

Country : FRANCE, UNITED KINGDOM Length : 142 minutes

Award for Best Actress , 1996

Palme d'or , 1996

Synopsis

After the death of her adoptive mother, Hortense, a young black 27 year-old woman, decides to find her real mother. She is surprised, when they finally met, to find that her mother, Cynthia, is white and has a 20 year-old daughter. At first Cynthia is distraught at seeing the daughter she had forgotten about a long time ago, and then proceeds to foster a deep relationship with her. Cynthia is then put to the task of making her family accept the fact that she has a black daughter...

Credits

- Director

- Script / Dialogue

- Music

- Cinematography

- Film Editor

- Set decorator

Casting

- Cynthia

- Roxanna

- Monica

- Hortense

- L'assistante sociale

- Maurice

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