Lies

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  • Summary: In South Korea, an affair begin between two individuals who meet through a personal ads. J (Lee) is 38-year-old married man and Y (Kim) is a young girl of 18 who wants to lose her virginity. As things progress, the two find themselves in the realms of obssession and sadomasochism.
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 15
  2. Negative: 4 out of 15
  1. Someone has finally done it -- made a sexually explicit feature that is also a genuine and harrowing work of erotic drama.
  2. 75
    When all is said and done, Lies is just good, dirty fun.
  3. Reviewed by: Ken Fox
    70
    Surprisingly intimate, full of sly humor and, believe it or not, an odd sort of tenderness.
  4. A work of honesty and artistic integrity that nonetheless will be difficult to watch for many viewers.
  5. Reviewed by: Gregg Lachow
    40
    The sex we see in Lies does not feel in any way enticing; the protagonists are left seeming pathetic by the end of the film, and few viewers are likely to go scavenging for sticks after leaving the theater.
  6. 40
    The daring but only partly successful Korean film Lies is built around voyeurism.
  7. In slightly less than 1,000 years, the competition for worst film of the third millennium will be fierce. Yet the smart money may well be on the Korean art film Lies.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 3
  2. Negative: 1 out of 3
  1. jocutus
    Nov 15, 2005
    0
    I have NO WORDS!

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