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SECRETARY (2002)

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  • dir.  Steven Shainberg
  • Year. 2002
  • country. USA
  • run-time. 107 mins
  • rating. 18

£6.00 (£4.50 conc.)

Doors 19:30 - Film 20:00


We continue our S&M season with:

Secretary

Lee Holloway (Maggie Gyllenhaal), a young woman with a history of severe emotional problems, is released into the care of her overbearing parents following a stay at a mental institution. She finds work as a secretary for a rigid and demanding attorney, E. Edward Grey (James Spader), and starts dating the kind but dull Peter (Jeremy Davies). However, Lee soon realizes she's turned on by Grey's stern demeanor, and begins a sadomasochistic relationship with him.


A feel-good movie about sadomasochism, the seriocomic Secretary manages to be simultaneously subversive and sweet...In the wrong hands, the conceit could have turned ugly and offensive. But Spader and Gyllenhaal have a hushed, hilarious chemistry
— Newsweek

Earlier Event: June 24
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Later Event: June 25
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