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Lies (1999) Movie Review Summary

Actors: Sang Hyun Lee, Tae Yeon Kim

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LIES (Gojitmal) is a Korean movie written and directed by Sun-Woo Jang in 1999. This picture was nominated for the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival.
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"Y" is an 18 years old student who falls in love with her best friend's lover, the 38 years old sculptor "J". "J"'s wife is in Paris, attending the university.

Firstly, "J" teaches the until then virgin "Y" the basics of physical love. Later, he introduces her to the joys of whipping. Soon, pain and love become the inseparable companions of their encounters.


The review of this Movie prepared by Daniel Staebler



Script Analysis of Lies (1999)

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999 Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Taboo Sex Story?    -   Yes Kind of sex:    -   really kinky sex! Lover is...    -   much older/younger Married, fooling around?    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   student Age:    -   a teen Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Other Asian

Setting

Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   France Asia/Pacific/Middle East    -   Yes Asian country:    -   the Koreas Misc setting    -   resort/hotel

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   licking    -   use of artificial tools    -   actual description of sex    -   seeing breasts    -   seeing nude female butt    -   seeing nude male butt    -   seeing full frontal--women    -   seeing full frontal--men Any profanity?    -   None Is this movie based on a    -   book

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