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The Secret Life of Words

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Writer-director [[Performer~P204197~Isabel Coixet~isabelcoixet]]'s ([[Feature~V282941~My Life Without Me~mylifewithoutme]]) beautifully wrought chamber drama The Secret Life of Words opens on Hanna ([[Performer~P57251~Sarah Polley~sarahpolley]]), a laconic, backward and introverted girl in her early '30s, quietly drowning in her own isolation. Partially deaf from working an untold number of hours in a loud factory, Hanna must wear a hearing aid. When her supervisors -- deeply concerned about the four...more

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4.0

68 out of 100 Metascore®

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