The Secret Laughter of Women

The Secret Laughter of Women (1999)

  • Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
  • Release Date: 1999-11-26
  • User Rating: 5.8/10 from 2 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 39min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Paragon Entertainment Corporation
  • Production Country: Canada, United Kingdom
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Oscar-winner Colin Firth stars in this heart-warming cross-cultural romantic comedy set in the idyllic South of France. Nimi, a beautiful Nigerian single mother to son Sammy, is under pressure from her family to find a suitable husband and who better than the local Reverend? After making friends with Matthew, a British comic-book writer and one of his heros, Sammy has other ideas. He successfully plots to get them together but they've still a few obsticles to overcome. (from Amazon)

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  • Colin Firth

    as Matthew Field
  • Nia Long

    as Nimi Da Silva
  • Thomas Baptiste

    as Papa Fola
  • Dan Lett

    as John
  • Ariyon Bakare

    as Rev. Fola
  • Joy Elias-Rilwan

    as Mama Fola
  • Hakeem Kae-Kazim

    as Dr. Ade
  • Caroline Goodall

    as Jenny Field
Production John Hubbard Casting
Production Daniel Hubbard Casting
Costume & Make-Up Louise Stjernsward Costume Design
Art Christopher J. Bradshaw Production Design
Visual Effects Graham Longhurst Special Effects Supervisor
Art Liz Griffiths Set Decoration
Camera Martin Fuhrer Director of Photography
Production Jon Slan Producer
Camera Nick Wall Still Photographer
Editing Michael Pacek Editor
Production Misan Sagay Producer
Writing Misan Sagay Writer
Directing Peter Schwabach Director
Sound Alan Geldart Sound Effects Editor
Costume & Make-Up Suzy Freeman Costume Supervisor
Writing O.O. Sagay Writer
Sound Yves Laferrière Music
Art Tristan Peatfield Art Direction
Lighting Larry S. Prinz Gaffer
Costume & Make-Up Petrona Winton Makeup Artist