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Secret Places (1984)

PG | | Drama | 10 May 1985 (USA)
Secret Places follows the story of schoolgirls in England during WW2.

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Zelda Barron

Writers:

Zelda Barron, Janice Elliott (novel)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Marie Theres Relin ... Laura Meister
Tara MacGowran ... Patience
Claudine Auger ... Sophie Meister
Jenny Agutter ... Miss Lowrie
Cassie Stuart ... Nina
Ann-Marie Gwatkin Ann-Marie Gwatkin ... Rose
Pippa Hinchley ... Barbara
Sylvia Coleridge ... Miss Trott
Klaus Barner Klaus Barner ... Dr. Meister
Rosemary Martin Rosemary Martin ... Mrs. MacKenzie
Amanda Grinling Amanda Grinling ... Miss Winterton
Veronica Clifford Veronica Clifford ... Miss Mallard
Adam Richardson Adam Richardson ... Stephen
Zoe Caryl Zoe Caryl ... Junior
Erika Spotswood Erika Spotswood ... Valerie
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Secret Places follows the story of schoolgirls in England during WW2.

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Young girls, soon to be women, sharing everything...except their secret places. See more »

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UK

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English

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10 May 1985 (USA) See more »

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Geheime Winkel See more »

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A subtle look at adolescent desire and drama during War.
28 July 2006 | by victor7754See all my reviews

Secret Places is a nicely acted story set in World War II when Germany was invading England. It just so happens that Laura, the new girl in a private English school is German...not a Nazi mind you. She Befriends Patience, a classmate who has developed a crush on Laura. Marie There's Relin is sexy without intent. She is the new girl in school and everyone seems to be looking at her as a Nazi and mesmerized by her beauty. Laura has her family problems effecting her on top of school woes and adolescent drama.

Secret Places is a subtle film that touches on our secret places of desire. It suggests that as adolescents, we dwell in places that we keep secret when it comes to attraction and emotion. Then, to deal with our parents and a war that makes no sense. The two leads make the film special. It is a film about friendship most of all.


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