The Secret Life of Words
A hearing impaired factory worker gives up her first holiday in years and instead travels out to an oil rig, where she cares for a man suffering from severe burns.
Production Year: 2005
May 7, 2012 05:20 (KSA) ~ May 7, 2012 04:20 (CLT)
Hanna is an introverted woman in her early '30s, quietly drowning in her own isolation.
Partially deaf from working an untold number of hours in a loud factory, Hanna must wear a hearing aid.
After four years without a holiday, Hanna decides to take a break and takes off for a coastal village in the north of Ireland.
While on holiday there is an accident on a nearby oil rig and Hanna being a nurse offers to help Josef, victim with severe burns and who has lost his sight.
Soon Hanna begins to feel at home in her new surroundings and a relationship gradually develops between her and Josef.
- Sarah Polley
- Tim Robbins
- Julie Christie
- Javier Cámara
- Danny Cunningham
Directed by:Isabel Coixet