Le Secret


1h 47m 2000

Brief Synopsis

On the surface Marie seems happy. She's been married to Francois for twelve years and they have a 2-year-old son, Paul, together. But the surface begins to crack when the couple fight over having a second child, Francois wants one but Marie doesn't. In the midst of this all, Marie meets Bill, a hand

Film Details

Also Known As
Secret, The
Release Date
2000
Production Company
Agora Films (Switzerland); Centre National Du Cinema; Diaphana Distribution; Diaphana Films; Ercidan Films; France 3 Cinéma; Playtime; Procirep; StudioCanal
Distribution Company
ARROW RELEASING/LES FILMS CHRISTAL; Arrow Releasing; Alta Films; CinTart; Cinema Mondo; Cts; Diaphana Distribution; Les Films Christal; Les Films Christal; Studiocanal UK; Warner Bros. Pictures International; X Verleih

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 47m

Synopsis

On the surface Marie seems happy. She's been married to Francois for twelve years and they have a 2-year-old son, Paul, together. But the surface begins to crack when the couple fight over having a second child, Francois wants one but Marie doesn't. In the midst of this all, Marie meets Bill, a handsome 50-year-old expatriot. The two embark on a passionate love affair that has Marie torn. She doesn't want to pull her family apart, yet she finds herself unable to stop.

Film Details

Also Known As
Secret, The
Release Date
2000
Production Company
Agora Films (Switzerland); Centre National Du Cinema; Diaphana Distribution; Diaphana Films; Ercidan Films; France 3 Cinéma; Playtime; Procirep; StudioCanal
Distribution Company
ARROW RELEASING/LES FILMS CHRISTAL; Arrow Releasing; Alta Films; CinTart; Cinema Mondo; Cts; Diaphana Distribution; Les Films Christal; Les Films Christal; Studiocanal UK; Warner Bros. Pictures International; X Verleih

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 47m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Winner Prix Tournage (best picture) at the 2000 French-American Film Workshop in Avignon.

Released in United States June 2000

Released in United States April 2001

Shown at the French-American Film Workshop in Avignon, June 22-27, 2000.

Shown at Avignon/New York Film Festival (in competition) in New York City (French Institute) April 16-22, 2001.

Feature directorial debut for screenwriter Virginie Wagon.

Released in United States June 2000 (Shown at the French-American Film Workshop in Avignon, June 22-27, 2000.)

Released in United States April 2001 (Shown at Avignon/New York Film Festival (in competition) in New York City (French Institute) April 16-22, 2001.)