The Secret Life of Words
“Powerful...evocative.” - Stephen Holden, New York Times
Oscar® Winner Tim Robbins and Sarah Polley Star in A Powerful and Moving Story of Secrets and Love From Executive Producer Pedro Almodóvar
A fragile kinship between two lost souls unexpectedly blossoms into a life-changing relationship in The Secret Life of Words, available on DVD May 8, 2007 from Universal Studios Home Entertainment. Oscar® winner Tim Robbins (Mystic River, The Shawshank Redemption) and Sarah Polley (Dawn of the Dead, My Life Without Me) are mesmerizing as two strangers whose hidden pasts bring them together. Academy Award® winner Julie Christie (Darling), Eddie Marsan (The Illusionist) and Javier Cámara (Talk to Her) contribute affecting performances to this poignant story. Written and directed by Isabel Coixet (My Life Without Me), The Secret Life of Words is a remarkable and unconventional love story that builds to an unforgettable climax. Oscar®-winning filmmaker Pedro Almodóvar (Talk to Her, Volver) is executive producer of this moving story about the healing power of emotional communication.
The Secret Life of Words screened to great acclaim at the Berlin and Venice International Film Festivals. Critics marveled at its depth and sensitivity, with Stephen Holden of the New York Times declaring it a film that “glows with humanity.” “Remarkably compelling,” raves Jack Mathews of the New York Daily News, saying that The Secret Life of Words is “one you won't soon forget.” The DVD is priced at $29.98 S.R.P.
Academy Award® winner Tim Robbins stars opposite Sarah Polley in this poignant tale of love from write/director Isabel Coixet and Oscar®-winning executive producer Pedro Almódovar. Powerfully acted and critically acclaimed, The Secret Life of Words is a moving story about discovering love and hope when least expected. A wounded oil worker forms an unlikely and emotional relationship with a nurse based on his need to divulge the secrets of his past and break through her mysterious silence about her own identity. Jack Mathews of the New York Daily News calls it "remarkably compelling…one you won't soon forget."
Directed By: Isabel Coixet
Written By: Isabel Coixet
Produced By: Esther García
Executive Produced By: Pedro Almodóvar, Agustín Almodóvar, Jaume Roures
Director of Photography: Jean-Claude Larrieu
Editor: Irene Blecua
Production Designer: Pierre-Françoise Limbosch
Costume Designers: Tatiana Hernández
Cast: Tim Robbins, Sarah Polley, Julie Christie, Eddie Marsan, Javier Cámara, Sverre Anker Ousdal, Steven Mackintosh
Price: $29.98 SRP