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Sex, Lies, and Videotape ()


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A sexually repressed woman's husband is having an affair with her sister. The arrival of a visitor with a rather unusual fetish changes everything.

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Graham Dalton
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Ann Bishop Mullany
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John Mullany
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Cynthia Patrice Bishop
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Therapist
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Barfly
Alexandra Root ...
Girl on Tape
Earl T. Taylor ...
Landlord
David Foil ...
John's Colleague

Directed by

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Steven Soderbergh

Written by

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Steven Soderbergh ... (written by)

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John Hardy ... producer
Morgan Mason ... executive producer
Robert F. Newmyer ... producer (as Robert Newmyer)
Nancy Tenenbaum ... executive producer
Nick Wechsler ... executive producer

Music by

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Cliff Martinez

Cinematography by

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Walt Lloyd

Film Editing by

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Steven Soderbergh

Editorial Department

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Scott Hill ... negative cutter
Dan Muscarella ... color timer
Steve New ... negative cutter

Casting By

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Deborah Aquila

Art Direction by

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Joanne Schmidt

Set Decoration by

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Victoria Spader

Makeup Department

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Sabrina Lopez ... hair stylist
James Ryder ... makeup artist
Amanda Schuler ... hair stylist
Kim Pease ... makeup trainee (uncredited)

Production Management

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John Hardy ... unit production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Mike Dempsey ... first assistant director (as Michael Dempsey)
Alexandra Root ... second assistant director

Art Department

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Bonnie Amos ... artwork
Amy Archinal ... artwork
Bill Cancienne ... swing crew chief
Aaron Glascock ... property master

Sound Department

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Vanessa Theme Ament ... foley artist (as Vanessa Ament)
Larry Blake ... sound editor / sound re-recordist
Scott Chandler ... foley recordist
David W. Gray ... stereo sound consultant: Dolby
Paul Ledford ... production sound mixer
David E. Stone ... foley editor (as Dave Stone)
Stephen Tyler ... boom operator
Ben Williams ... sound assistant
Ron Bartlett ... sound editor (uncredited)
Matthew C. Beville ... sound recordist (uncredited)
Oscar Mitt ... sound (uncredited)
Dave Moreno ... weddington recordist (uncredited)
Steven Soderbergh ... sound editor (uncredited) / sound re-recordist (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department

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Phil Beard ... gaffer
Tony Brignac ... second assistant camera
Buddy Carr ... electrician
Gilly Charbonnet ... grip
Michael Charbonnet ... first assistant camera
Jonathan Coney ... grip
Diana Gary ... still photographer
David Jensen ... best boy
Bennie Robertson ... generator operator
J.D. Streett ... key grip

Casting Department

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Philip Jostrom ... casting assistant

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Amanda Moore ... wardrober
James Ryder ... costumer

Music Department

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Larry Blake ... music recordist
Mark A. Mangini ... musician: acoustic guitar (as Mark Mangini)
Sharal Churchill ... soundtrack consultant (uncredited)
Ezra Dweck ... original music recordist (uncredited)
Stephen Hunter Flick ... original music recordist (uncredited)

Transportation Department

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Susan Bonfils ... driver
Ross Neill ... driver

Other crew

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Howard Behar ... legal services
Melissa Benedetto ... production assistant
Jim Brannon ... caterer
Billy Collins Jr. ... production accountant
Davis Guggenheim ... production coordinator: Los Angeles
John Kao ... production executive
Louis Koerner ... production assistant
Elizabeth Lambert ... script supervisor
Nancy Mcintosh ... production coordinator: Los Angeles
Harris M. Miller II ... legal services (as Harris Miller)
Robert Mintz ... completion bond
Rusty Smith ... caterer
Harold Welb ... production consultant

Thanks

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Anne Dollard ... dedicatee (as Ann Dollard)
John Dunn ... special thanks
Mark A. Mangini ... special thanks (as Mark Mangini)
Crew believed to be complete

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

Ann is married to John, who is having an affair with her sister Cynthia. Ann's a quiet type and unwilling to let herself go. When John's old friend, Graham, shows up, all their lives change. Graham likes to videotape interviews with women. Written by Rob Hartill

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Also Known As
  • Sex, Lies... (United States)
  • Sexe, mensonges et vidéo (France)
  • Sexo, mentiras y cintas de vídeo (Spain)
  • Sexe, mentides i cintes de vídeo (Spain, Catalan title)
  • Seks, klamstwa i kasety video (Poland)
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Runtime
  • 100 min
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Budget $1,200,000 (estimated)

Did You Know?

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Trivia The film was playing in Berlin's largest movie theaters when the Berlin Wall fell. A lot of East Germans crossing over to West Berlin went to see it, expecting Western-style porn. See more »
Goofs In most videos, the camera moves constantly during the interviews, as if hand-held. In almost every interview we see, Graham sets the camera down before starting their discussions. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Sex, Lies, and Videotape/Young Einstein/Parenthood/The Music Teacher (1989). See more »
Soundtracks Garbage See more »
Crazy Credits This film is dedicated to Ann Dollard 1956-1988 See more »
Quotes Graham: I remember reading somewhere that men learn to love the person that they're attracted to, and that women become more and more attracted to the person that they love.
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