Ratings

MetaCritic Rating 91%
TMDB Rating 7.6
IMDB Rating 8
RottenTomatoes Rating 95%

Financials

Revenue: $13,417,292

Budget: $4,500,000

Profit: + $8,917,292


Movie Details

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Status: Released

Average Rating: 8

Release Date: May 24, 1996

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Run Time: 2h 22m

Original Language: English

Website: -

Production Countries: France , United Kingdom

Production Companies: Thin Man Films , CiBy 2000 , Film4 Productions


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Synopsis

After her adoptive mother dies, Hortense, a successful black optometrist, seeks out her birth mother. She's shocked when her research leads her to a working class white woman, Cynthia.


Main Cast

Brenda Blethyn

Brenda Blethyn

Cynthia Rose Purley

Age : 78 | Popularity : 23%

Marianne Jean-Baptiste

Marianne Jean-Baptiste

Hortense Cumberbatch

Age : 56 | Popularity : 35%

Timothy Spall

Timothy Spall

Maurice Purley

Age : 67 | Popularity : 13%

Phyllis Logan

Phyllis Logan

Monica Purley

Age : 68 | Popularity : 9%

Claire Rushbrook

Claire Rushbrook

Roxanne Purley

Age : 52 | Popularity : 7%

Lee Ross

Lee Ross

Paul

Age : 53 | Popularity : 7%

Lesley Manville

Lesley Manville

The Social Worker

Age : 67 | Popularity : 30%

Elizabeth Berrington

Elizabeth Berrington

Jane

Age : 53 | Popularity : 14%


Crew

Department Role Name
Editing Editor
Jon Gregory
Jon Gregory
Production Producer
Simon Channing Williams
Simon Channing Williams
Camera Director of Photography
Dick Pope
Dick Pope
Directing Director
Mike Leigh
Mike Leigh
Writing Writer
Mike Leigh
Mike Leigh
Sound Original Music Composer
Andrew Dickson
Andrew Dickson
Sound Recordist
George Richards
George Richards
Art Production Design
Alison Chitty
Alison Chitty
Costume & Make-Up Costume Design
Maria Price
Maria Price
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