"The Silent Majority"
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Mike Leigh OBE
5' 7" (1.7 m)
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I haven't made a film that, in some form, didn't come out of direct experience. All or Nothing
(2002) has some very personal, autobiographical, emotional stuff in it, which I won't particularly enumerate. I made Secrets & Lies
(1996) because I was concerned with adoption. There are people close to me who had adoption-related experiences, so I decided to explore that. And once I looked into it...
His play, "Abigail's Party", performed at the New Ambassador's Theatre, was nominated for a 2003 Laurence Olivier
Theatre Award for Best Revival of 2002.
Films frequently center on the British working class