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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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  • 'The Attorney' VS 'The Admiral: Roaring Currents' at Blue Dragon Awards on the 17th

    2014/12/16, Source,
    The second round of the award match between "The Attorney" and "The Admiral: Roaring Currents" will reveal the result today. At 5:30 PM on the 17th (local time in Korea), the 35th Blue Dragan Film Awards will take place in Sejong Cultural Center, Seoul. At the 51st Daejong Awards on the 21st of last month, the two movies had a neck and neck competition over several awards. For Blue Dragon Awards, "The Attorney" has been nominated for 10 awards including Best Lead Actor, Best Supporting Actress, New Director Award, Best Scenario and etc. and "The Admiral: Roaring Currents" has been nominated for 7 awards including Best Picture, Best Director Award, Best Lead Actor and so on,...More
  • Ko Ah-seong makes way to Hollywood

    2014/10/27, Source,
    Actress Ko Ah-seong is advancing to Hollywood, according to 4 Doors Entertainment. As noted in a statement released by her agency yesterday, the 22-year-old recently inked a deal with the U.S.-based Untitled Entertainment, the management company behind A-list actresses Naomi Watts, Penelope Cruz and Kate Hudson. Ko, who teamed up with Korean actor Song Kang-ho and Scottish actress Tilda Swinton in last year's sci-fi thriller "Snowpiercer", reportedly stole the spotlight in June when the film opened the 2014 LA Film Fest, the first Korean production to do so,...More
  • 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
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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
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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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