Secret Ceremony is a 1968 film, produced in Britain and released by Universal Pictures. Based on the book by Argentine writer Marco Denevi, it stars Elizabeth Taylor, Mia Farrow, Robert Mitchum, Pamela Brown, and Peggy Ashcroft. Joseph Losey directed, from a script by George Tabori. Leonora, a prostitute, is despondent over the death of her daughter. Cenci, a lonely young woman, is immediately attracted to Leonora and practically adopts her as her mother. Cenci's stepfather, Albert, intrudes into this make-believe mother and daughter relationship, and tragedy ensues.