'Un Secret' fails to excite

From France comes this sort-of art house film that fails to excite, a tale of loneliness and family disappointment.

Director: Claude Miller

Cast: Cecile De France, Patrick Bruel, Julie Depardieu

Cert: 15

From France comes this sort-of art house film that fails to excite, a tale of loneliness and family disappointment.

A little boy with over-achieving parents longs for a supportive older brother and finds a tragic story in the family background.

It is let down by poorly developed, unsympathetic characters.

Star Rating: 2/5

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