Paula Rego: Secrets & Stories

Director: Nick Willing
Producer: Michele Camarda

Country: United Kingdom
Running Time: 90 minutes
Released: 2017
Genre: Arts Documentary

This feature documentary produced by Kismet Films for the BBC was first broadcast at 9 pm on BBC TWO Saturday 25 March 2017. It was released in Portuguese Cinemas on 6 April 2017 as "Paula Rego, Histórias & Segredos".

The documentary is an insight into the life and work of celebrated painter Paula Rego directed by her son, the film maker Nick Willing. Notoriously private and guarded, Rego opens up for the first time surprising her son with secrets and stories of her unique life, battling fascism, a misogynistic art world and depression.

Production Company: Kismet Film Company Ltd for the BBC
Distributor: Kismet Film Company Ltd, GB & Midas Filmes Portugal

Grierson Award for Best Arts Documentary
Royal Television Society Award for Best Arts Programme 2018

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Paula Rego: Secrets & Stories is available to rent here for £4.96 online viewing

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