'secrets and lies'
Secrets and Lies is a film by Mike Leigh. A woman decides to trace her birth family and contact her mother. The film is about the effects of concealment and untruths on the people concerned.
'I broke a mirror'
The breaking of a mirror supposedly condemns the breaker to seven years of bad luck. This susperstition goes back to the Romans, who first made mirrors. They believed that part of the soul was trapped in the mirror, and breaking the glass thus distorted or damaged the soul.