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Talking about it

BMJ 1994; 309 doi: (Published 10 September 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;309:675
  1. T Smith

    One of the few almost universal beliefs of our time is that problems are best solved by talking about them, so it is interesting that two of the films currently showing in London have characters who challenge that concept. In Sirens the soggily wet clergyman played by Hugh Grant explains to his wife - just sexually awakened by contact with the models of a libertarian painter in Australia early this century - that couples do not have to talk about and share every aspect of their lives: some things are best kept as secrets. In We Don't Want to Talk About It a widow with a baby …

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