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The Secrets We Keep (2020)

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In post-WWII America, a woman, rebuilding her life in the suburbs with her husband, kidnaps her neighbor and seeks vengeance for the heinous war crimes she believes he committed against her.


Yuval Adler
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Cast overview:
Noomi Rapace ... Maja
Joel Kinnaman ... Thomas
Chris Messina ... Lewis
Jackson Dean Vincent ... Patrick (as Jackson Vincent)
Amy Seimetz ... Rachel
Miluette Nalin ... Miriah (as Milly Matlovsky)
Madison Paige Jones ... Annabel (as Madison Jones)
Jeff Pope ... Mr. White
David Maldonado ... Officer Brouwer (as Dave Maldonado)
Ed Amatrudo ... Albert Sonnderquist
Ritchie Montgomery ... Mitchell
Victoria Hill ... Claire
Thomas Francis Murphy ... Dr. Nussbaum
Rocco Brocato Rocco Brocato ... Stuart
Jason Boyle Jason Boyle ... Voter Registrar


In post-WWII America, a woman (Rapace), rebuilding her life in the suburbs with her husband (Messina), kidnaps her neighbor (Kinnaman) and seeks vengeance for the heinous war crimes she believes he committed against her. The film is directed by Yuval Adler from a script by Yuval Adler and Ryan Covington. Written by Bleecker Street

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A quiet neighborhood. A deadly past.


Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence, rape, some nudity, language and brief sexuality | See all certifications »

Did You Know?


Both Joel Kinnaman and Noomi Rapace were born in Sweden; both also starred in Child 44 (2015). See more »


When Maja walks to the neighbor's house to fetch Patrick, Stuart's mother says she promised to take them to the movies. Maja asked what's playing. Stuart's mother says 'Sleeping Beauty' (1959), which opened in wide release (other than premieres) 25 December 1959, and would not be exhibited during the time frame of this story. See more »


Lewis: We can release him. He won't go to the police. We can get out of this, Maja. Get our lives back to normal.
Maja: My life will never be normal.
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References Sleeping Beauty (1959) See more »

User Reviews

Good film, Rapace is on fire
1 January 2021 | by screechy_jim-92009See all my reviews

Lots of twits on here recommending Death of the Maiden, as an alternative to this, which is quite frankly ridiculous. Since when does an idea have to be completely original or uncharted to be given a screen rendition.

This film is pretty damn good, its an intriguing thriller filled with suspense good acting, direction, a great cast and a lead who is totally immersed in the role. I mean the story is good if a little slow and lacking in those high tension events that really bring suspense to the fore, but Rapace really carries this one with an outstanding performance.

I loved it, and even though I only gave it a 7/10 I still think its one I could watch a couple more times.

I do think there were some lost opportunities for events to escalate or for incidents to really take on a little more action, but I'm probably nit picking.

Really enjoyed it. Watch it

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Release Date:

16 September 2020 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA


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Opening Weekend USA:

$88,306, 20 September 2020

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