Burning Secret (1988)

PG   |    |  Drama

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While being treated for asthma at a country spa, an American diplomat's lonely 12-year-old son is befriended and infatuated by a suave, mysterious baron. During a story of his war ... See full summary »

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Did You Know?


Initially, this was a project of Stanley Kubrick for MGM. He was so enthusiastic about the novel that he hired novelist Calder Willingham to write a screenplay with him. However, Production Code restrictions hindered the realization and the project never went into fruition. In ... ...


Mrs. Tuchman: It seems the deepest love affairs are those left unfulfilled.
Baron: Therein lies a tragedy.
Mrs. Tuchman: Not at all. To consummate love is to make it mortal.


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Release Date:

23 December 1988



Country of Origin

UK, West Germany

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