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The Secret Scripture

The Secret Scripture
The Secret Scripture

Year

2016

Duration

108 minutes

Genres

Drama, Period and Historical

Language

English

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Synopsis

50 years after she was incarcerated in a mental hospital – accused of killing her baby son at birth, a crime for which she has always professed her innocence – an Irish woman writes down her memories in the margins of her Bible. Recounting her story to a psychiatrist, flashbacks detail a love triangle with a fighter pilot and a young priest during World War Two. Adapted from the acclaimed Sebastian Barry novel, this drama brings the difficult themes of mental health, abuse, and human rights to the fore with elegance, adding in layers of old-fashioned sentimentality.

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12A Classification

Infrequent strong language, strong sex, violence.

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