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Elegant Lies (우아한 거짓말)

우아한 거짓말 (ua-han geo-jis-mal)

Directed by Lee Han (이한)

Screenplay by


117min | Release date in South Korea :

Also known as "Thread of Lies"
Kim Ryeo-ryeong's feature novel "Elegant Lies" is about the mother, sister and other people after the sudden death of a 14 year old girl. Unlike "Wandeugi"s warm and cheerful atmosphere, this movie is tense and has been reviewed for the realistic social message and sadness.


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  • [HanCinema's Film Review] "Elegant Lies": The Life(s) Left Behind

    In the spotlight this week: Lee Han's "Elegant Lies"... Suicide, particularly that of Korea's youth, is a troubling thread woven deep into the South's cinema; a zealous zeitgeist of modern Korean cinema that reflects a troubling truth. This sensitive (and statistically significant) subject matter has been present in a remarkable number of modern films, and earlier this year director Lee Han treated us to perhaps the most cathartic and cinematic daydream of suicide and bullying this side of the Korean wave,...More
  • [HanCinema's Image Gallery] Lee Han's "Elegant Lies"

    A selection of stills from Lee Han's "Elegant Lies"... "Despite the sincerity and dramatic delight of the film's story and structure, it was the film's technical brilliance that would eventually come steal the show...It's well balanced, complex, and beautifully realised; a powerful story well told that shouldn't be missed"....Enjoy!,...More
  • Kim Seong-ryeong vs. Kim Hee-ae

    2014/06/02, Source,
    They are just as active as any actress in her twenties. The performance of these two actresses in their forties shines just by the challenge itself. Both being born in the year 1967, Kim Seong-ryeong and Kim Hee-ae have been busy going back and forth movies and dramas and even commercials. Kim Seong-ryeong has recently been chosen as the curry model and challenged Kim Hee-ae who was the curry queen for the last 7 years,...More
  • Sim Eun-kyeong's tears of joy at the BAA

    2014/05/27, Source,
    Actress Sim Eun-kyeong had the honor of winning the Best Actress in Films. Sim Eun-kyeong's name was called out as Best Actress at the 50th Baeksang Arts Awards held on the 27th at the Kyung Hee University,...More
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 Lee Han (이한)
 Yoo Sung-yup (유성엽)
 Kim Ryeo-ryeong (김려령)
 Original work
 Lee Jae-jin (이재진)
 Kim Tae-hyoung (김태형)
 Nam Na-yeong (남나영)
 Lee Jeon-ho (이전호)
 Poster designer
117 min 
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Airing dates : 2014/03/13
South Korean Box Office
Source : &
As of 2014.05.25 : 1 618 315  admissions (total)
As of 2014.05.04 : 1 616 867 admissions (total)
As of 2014.04.27 : 1 615 200 admissions (total)
As of 2014.04.20 : 1 614 597 admissions (total)
As of 2014.04.13 : 1 605 762 admissions (total)
As of 2014.04.06 : 1 551 975 admissions (total)
As of 2014.03.30 : 1 385 145 admissions (total)
As of 2014.03.23 : 1 058 877  admissions (total)
As of 2014.03.16 : 517 716  admissions (total)
As of 2014.03.09 : 12 970  admissions (total)
As of 2014.03.02 : 5 596  admissions (total)
As of 2014.02.23 : 346  admissions (total)

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