The Secret Rapture
The Secret Rapture (1993)

David Hare adapted his play about the tensions simmering within a British family, which erupt with the death of their patriarch. ~ Nicole Gagne, Rovi

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: June 1, 1993
DVD Release Date: October 19, 1994
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Quentin Curtis
Independent on Sunday

The Secret Rapture joins Hare's puzzling, often dazzling, cinematic oeuvre... And, like most of his work, it is hauntingly elusive.

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Adam Mars-Jones
Independent (UK)

Hare's language isn't unduly concentrated or poetic for the theatre, but on screen it cries out for naturalistic dilution to disguise its purposefulness -- the way characters expose their conflict with no loss of time.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

A keenly realized portrait of sibling rivalry, mean-spirited capitalism, and unflinching morality.

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