The Secret Life of Words
- Original title
La vida secreta de las palabras (The Secret Life of Words)
- Running time
- 120 min.
Sverre Anker Ousdal,
Dean Lennox Kelly,
El Deseo S.A / Mediapro
Drama. Romance | Psychological Drama. Disease
- Synopsis / Plot
- An isolated spot in the middle of the sea. An oil rig, where all the workers are men, on which there has been an accident. A solitary, mysterious woman who is trying to forget her past (Sarah Polley) is brought to the rig to look after a man (Tim Robbins) who has been temporarily blinded. A strange intimacy develops between them, a link full of secrets, truths, lies, humour and pain, from which neither of them will emerge unscathed and which will change their lives forever. A film about the weight of the past. About the sudden silence that is produced before a storm. About twenty-five million waves, a Spanish cook (Javier Cámara) and a goose. And, above all else, about the power of love even in the most terrible circumstances.
: 4 Goya Awards: Best Movie, Director, Original Screenplay, Art direction
: Ariel Awards: Best Latin-American Film
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