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THE LIAR

  • Director
    KIM Dong-myung
  • Year
    2015
  • Nationality
    Korea
  • Genre
    Drama
  • Status
    Release(October 29, 2015)
  • Starring
    KIM Kkobbi, CHUN Sin-hwan
  • Running Time
    97min
  • Festival & Review
    • 2014

      Busan International Film Festival - Korean Cinema Today_panorama



      2015

      Göteborg International Film Festival - Panorama section_Five Continents

      Miami International Film Festival - Spotlight On Asian Cinema

      Helsinki CINE AASIA Film festival

      Melbourne International Film Festival - Accent on Asia

      London Koeran Film Festival  - BIFF CHOICE

      AFI FILM FEST- Breaking Through

       


  • She lives in the castle of lies that she has built, which is about to collapse at once.

    • SYNOPSIS
      Ayoung is a young woman living a less-than-humble life working as an assistant at a dermatology clinic. Ayoung she has a secret. She dresses up to shop through wealthy areas to pretend to buy things and make her look like a rich person. She boasts to colleagues about an opulent fiancé. Obviously her real boyfriend is not rich but just an ordinary employee at a car dealer’s shop who loves her very much. As Ayoung’s lies continue, she loses respect from her colleagues, and it is only her boyfriend who believes he can guide her into the right direction. Will Ayoung be able to escape from her own prison of vanity?
    • DIRECTOR INFO
      • KIM Dong-myung



        1977



        Dong-myung Kim was born in South Korea. She directed her first feature, Batumba in Wonderland in 2008, and in 2011, directed Fatigue. Her third film The Liar, won the “Daemyung Culture Wave Award “ – the highest honor for homegrown indie talent - at Busan International Film Festival (2014)

         


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