20th Century Fox Home Entertainment | Release Date: September 27, 1996
Summary: A middle-aged London factory worker is shocked when the mixed-race daughter she gave up at birth decides to track her down. At first she denies she is her mother. All family members become emotional, as everyone's secrets are exposed.
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Runtime: 136 min
Rating: Rated R for language.
Production: CiBy 2000
Genres: Drama, Comedy
Countries: UK, France
Language: English
Home Release Date: Feb 1, 2005
Director Credit
Mike Leigh Director
Writer Credit
Mike Leigh Writer
Principal Cast Credit
Brenda Blethyn Cynthia Rose Purley
Timothy Spall Maurice Purley
Cast Credit
Brian Bovell Hortense's Brother
Claire Perkins Hortense's Sister-In-Law
Claire Rushbrook Roxanne Purley
Elias Perkins McCook Hortense's Nephew
Elizabeth Berrington Jane
Emma Amos Girl With Scar
Lee Ross Paul
Lesley Manville Social Worker
Marianne Jean-Baptiste Hortense Cumberbatch
Michele Austin Dionne
Phyllis Logan Monica Purley
Ron Cook Stuart
Trevor Laird Hortense's Brother
Producer Credit
Simon Channing Williams Producer