Based on the best-selling book and directed by six-time Academy Award-nominee Jim Sheridan, THE SECRET SCRIPTURE centers on Rose McNulty (Vanessa Redgrave/Rooney Mara), a once vibrant and lively beauty, who has spent most of her adult life confined to a mental hospital. When new chief psychiatrist Dr. Grene (Eric Bana) arrives, he takes a keen interest in Rose. He finds a hidden memoir, written over the course of decades by Rose, which unravels the mystery of her incarceration, as well as telling the tale of her passionate, yet tortured, life.
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Ratings and Reviews
Critics Consensus: The Secret Scripture has acclaimed source material and a well-chosen cast in its corner, but despite its stars' valiant efforts, this adaptation was better left on the page.