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MIKE LEIGH'S gripping story about dysfunctional families, Secrets and Lies (9.35pm FilmFour), marked his breakthrough into the big time, garnering the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival and five Oscar nominations. The film is bursting with strong actors - Timothy Spall, Phyllis Logan and Claire Rushbrook among them - but two performances stand out. Marianne Jean- Baptiste (right), so impressive as Doreen in The Murder of Stephen Lawrence, and Brenda Blethyn shine respectively as a self-contained optometrist and her birth mother who turns out to be a raddled failure.

After success last season, Hearts are having a wretched time now. They need a good result to stave off relegation worries in tonight's Scottish Premiership match, Hearts vs Dunfermline (5pm Sky Sports 1).