Separate Lies

Release date:September 16, 2005
(NY; LA release: September 30)

Studio:Fox Searchlight Pictures

Director:Julian Fellowes

MPAA Rating:R (for language including some sexual references)


Starring:Emily Watson, Tom Wilkinson, Rupert Everett, Linda Bassett, John Neville, Hermione Norris

Genre:Drama, Romance

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Plot Summary:

The directorial debut of OscarĀ®-winning screenwriter Julian Fellowes ("Gosford Park"), who also penned the script, features Emily Watson ("Breaking the Waves," "Gosford Park"), Tom Wilkinson ("The Full Monty," "In the Bedroom") and Rupert Everett ("My Best Friend's Wedding") trapped in a moral maze with no exit in sight. Anne and James (Watson and Wilkinson) seemingly have an ideal marriage until the arrival of Bill (Everett) and a tragic accident in their idyllic country village threaten to unravel their lives forever.