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...No Lies (1973)

R | | Short, Drama | May 1973 (USA)
A young filmmaking student turns his camera on a female friend as she gets ready to go out for the night. His questions strip away the young woman's defenses, and soon she reveals her ... See full summary »

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A young filmmaking student turns his camera on a female friend as she gets ready to go out for the night. His questions strip away the young woman's defenses, and soon she reveals her recent sexual assault. Though the film is not a documentary, it is produced in the style of "direct cinema," creating a provocative tension between fact and fiction. Written by Anonymous

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getting to the truth
20 December 2010 | by See all my reviews

In this uncomfortable 16-minute short film a casual chat with a woman preparing for a night on the town gradually turns into a confrontational interview when the subject begins describing the rape she suffered recently. There's a growing feeling of unease as the questions probe deeper into the traumatic details, and the unblinking eye of the camera only makes the encounter more frightening. But is the film an actual, spontaneous documentary or a Cassavetes-like improvisation? Viewers will be kept guessing until the very end, when the final credits reveal the hidden irony of the title, showing just how easily and convincingly the truth can be faked.


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