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Secret Smile (2005)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | Mystery | Thriller  -  12 December 2005 (UK)
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Charming Brendan Block dates Miranda Cotton and gets seriously committed. But she dumps him, claiming he invaded her privacy. A few weeks later, Brendan gets engaged to Miranda's sister and... See full summary »

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Miranda Cotton
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Claire Goose ...
Kerry Cotton
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Marcia Cotton
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Derek Cotton
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Naomi (as Keira Malik)
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Laura
Robert Lowe ...
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Mick
Rufus Jones ...
David
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Charming Brendan Block dates Miranda Cotton and gets seriously committed. But she dumps him, claiming he invaded her privacy. A few weeks later, Brendan gets engaged to Miranda's sister and is welcomed as ideal son-in-law by everyone else. From then on, nasty things keep happening to her loved-ones. Written by KGF Vissers

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When Naomi gets back from talking to Miranda in the car and enters the apartment, her hair is up in a clip when she puts the key in the door. It's down when she is coming in through the door and then it is back up in a clip when she pushes the door too. See more »

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Brendan Block: [having been dumped by Miranda] Miranda, I love you.
Miranda Cotton: Just go.
Brendan Block: You bitch. So you're just laying me on just like you did with your siter's boyfriend. "Michael kissed me today, Kerry's Michael. We did it in Kerry's bed..."
Miranda Cotton: JUST PISS OFF!
Brendan Block: If I go now I'll never come back.
Miranda Cotton: ...I think I'll survive.
[Brendan looks at her, dumbfounded, then storms out]
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Nasty and pointless
19 December 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I haven't read the book of this and based on this adaptation, will not bother. I hated every character in this show - Miranda was slutty, selfish and mumbled miserably through the appalling dialogue, her sister was a total wimp, and this was the worst depiction of manic-depression I have ever seen. I have a degree in Psychology, and this was not accurate. In fact, until it was mentioned, I did not realise Troy was supposed to be bipolar - I thought he was a normal, slightly grumpy teenager.

The only saving grace in this stupid show was David Tennant, whose brilliantly psychotic performance was the only thing that got me to watch the second half.

Clearly the writers and producers of this show have not done any research - Troy's mental problems are not remotely accurate, nor are the forensics involved in the "twist" ending (and if you did not spot that a mile off, you are a big ole dummy!)

Utter garbage.


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