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Elegant Lies (우아한 거짓말)

우아한 거짓말 (ua-han geo-jis-mal)

Directed by Lee Han (이한)

Screenplay by

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117min | Release date in South Korea :

Also known as "Thread of Lies"
Synopsis
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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  • Film adaptations boost book sales

    2014/10/18, Source,
    Books that are turned into films are getting an extra boost in the literary market, backed by the popularity of movie adaptations. At a glance, there doesn't seem to be much difference between movie theaters and bookshops these days. The best-seller shelf in stores selling novels is often stacked with publications that have been adapted into movies, while film posters promoting the original books are exhibited all over. Of course, films inspired by literary works have been around for years, starting in Korea with Lee Gyeong-son's "The Pioneer" (1924), which was based on writer Lee Gwang-soo's eponymous novel,...More
  • Choi Min-sik, Kim Hee-ae and Park Yoo-chun to heat up BIFF

    2014/09/29, Source,
    Actors Choi Min-sik, Park Yoo-chun and actress Kim Hee-ae are attending the 19th Busan International Film Festival. According to BIFF, Choi Min-sik, Kim Hee-ae and Park Yoo-chun are attending the outdoor discussion event on Haeundae Beach on the 2nd of October,...More
  • [HanCinema's Film Review] "Elegant Lies": The Life(s) Left Behind

    2014/09/20,
    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"

    2014/09/20,
    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
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Staff
 Lee Han (이한)
 Adaptation/Dramatization
 Yoo Sung-yup (유성엽)
 Adaptation/Dramatization
 Kim Ryeo-ryeong (김려령)
 Original work
 Lee Jae-jin (이재진)
 Musician
 Kim Tae-hyoung (김태형)
 Storyboard
 Nam Na-yeong (남나영)
 Editor
 Lee Jeon-ho (이전호)
 Poster designer
Technics
117 min 
Festival(s) & award(s)
Sales or release dates & Box Office
Airing dates : 2014/03/13
South Korean Box Office
Source : www.cine21.com & www.kobis.or.kr
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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