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Love Lies (1989)
"Mentiras piadosas" (original title)

 |  Drama  |  July 1989 (Soviet Union)
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Set in Mexico City, Mentiras Piadosas is the doomed love story of Clara and Israel. She is a health inspector and he is an herb merchant, who is obsessed with the construction of an ... See full summary »

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Alonso Echánove ...
Israel Ordóñez
Delia Casanova ...
Clara Zamudio
Ernesto Yáñez ...
Matilde
Luisa Huertas ...
Pilar
Fernando Palavicini ...
Ramiro
Osami Kawano ...
Masseur
Leonor Llausás
Ulises Juárez
Roman Echanove
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Set in Mexico City, Mentiras Piadosas is the doomed love story of Clara and Israel. She is a health inspector and he is an herb merchant, who is obsessed with the construction of an enormous model of the ancient city of Tenochtitlan. They both decide to leave their respective partners to live together, however, jealousy, blackmail and guilt will become unbreakable patterns destroying their tragic relationship Written by Leo Urbina

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