Secret People (film)

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Secret People
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Poster
Directed by Thorold Dickinson
Produced by Sidney Cole
Written by Thorold Dickinson
Wolfgang Wilhelm
Starring Audrey Hepburn
Valentina Cortese
Serge Reggiani
Charles Goldner
Music by Roberto Gerhard
Cinematography Gordon Dines
Editing by Peter Tanner
Distributed by Lippert Pictures Inc.
Release dates 5 February 1952 (UK)
29 August (U.S.)
Running time 96 min.
Country United Kingdom
Language English

Secret People is a 1952 British drama film directed by Thorold Dickinson and starring Valentina Cortese and Serge Reggiani. Audrey Hepburn plays Cortese's sister and it was her first significant role in a film just prior to her discovery by Hollywood for Roman Holiday. Hepburn plays a ballerina, making use of her extensive training. The film is set in the 1930s and starred Valentina Cortese as a woman who becomes involved with a group of terrorists and bears responsibility for the accidental death of a bystander during an assassination attempt on the dictator of a fictional European country.

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