In his exploration of everyday English life, director Mike Leigh’s sympathy is firmly with the working class. Avoiding the easy stereotypes, Leigh makes “Secrets & Lies” in particular a study of how lives of limited promise so often remain mired in the painful past. Yet he spies an out. By breaking with the past, his characters begin to create hope for their futures. , DataTimes ILLUSTRATION: Photo
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