• The Secret Scripture (2017)

The Secret Scripture

Release Date: October 13th, 2017

PG-13 |1 hr 48 min

Plot Summary

Residing in a psychiatric hospital, a woman receives visits from a young psychologist whose interest in her diary triggers flashbacks of her youth, which was filled with romance, obsession and turmoil.

Cast: Rooney Mara, Vanessa Redgrave, Eric Bana, Jack Reynor, Theo James, Aisling O'Sullivan, Aidan Turner, Tom Vaughan-Lawlor

Director: Jim Sheridan

Genres: Romance , Drama

Production Co: Irish Film Board

Ratings & Reviews

  • 35
    Sam FragosoTheWrap

    The ending of this movie is monumentally, historically, even catastophically bad. Its big reveal is so mind-numbingly asinine that it nearly retroactively erases any intelligence you may have had before watching this movie. Yes, it’s that agonizing. show more

  • 70
    Allan HunterScreen International

    It is an elegantly crafted, expertly acted old-fashioned weepie that manages to sell a whopper of a plot that would bring a blush to the cheeks of Nicholas Sparks. show more

  • 70
    Sheri LindenThe Hollywood Reporter

    Rooney Mara and Theo James deliver their most richly nuanced screen work to date in the drama, a memory piece whose true subject is Ireland’s tangled, bloody history and the Church’s toxic paternalism toward women. show more

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