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The invention of lying / Warner Bros. Pictures presents in association with Radar Pictures and Media Rights Capital ; a Lynda Obst production ; produced by Lynda Obst [and others] ; written and directed by Ricky Gervais & Matthew Robinson.

Obst, Lynda Rosen, producer. (Added Author). Gervais, Ricky, screenwriter, director, actor. (Added Author). Robinson, Matthew, 1978- screenwriter, director, actor. (Added Author). Garner, Jennifer, 1973- actor. (Added Author). Hill, Jonah, 1983- actor. (Added Author). C. K., Louis, actor. (Added Author). Tambor, Jeffrey, 1944- actor. (Added Author). Flanagan, Fionnula, 1941- actor. (Added Author). Lowe, Rob, actor. (Added Author). Fey, Tina, 1970- actor. (Added Author). Suhrstedt, Tim, director of photography. (Added Author). Gill, Chris (Editor), editor. (Added Author). Atack, Tim, composer. (Added Author). Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- ) (Added Author). Radar Pictures. (Added Author). Media Rights Capital (Firm) (Added Author). Warner Home Video (Firm) (Added Author). Director of photography, Tim Suhrstedt ; editor, Chris Gill ; music, Tim Atack. (Cast).
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  • ISBN: 141987702X
  • ISBN: 9781419877025
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (99 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Distributor: Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2010]

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally released as a motion picture in 2009.
Special features: Prequel: the dawn of lying; a truly "honest" making-of featureette; meet Karl Pilkington; Ricky and Matt's video podcasts; additional scenes; more laughter: corpsing and outtakes.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Director of photography, Tim Suhrstedt ; editor, Chris Gill ; music, Tim Atack.
Participant or Performer Note: Ricky Gervais, Jennifer Garner, Jonah Hill, Louis C.K., Jeffrey Tambor, Fionnula Flanagan, Rob Lowe, Tina Fey.
Summary, etc.: Mark is a desperate unemployed writer who lives in a world where everyone unfailingly tells the truth. People don't even know what fiction is. Every thought, no matter how humiliating or harsh, tumbles out unvarnished. Then one day, Mark becomes so desperate he concocts a lie. In a world where everyone is unfailingly honest, a lie is believed with total and absolute gullibility. Mark can get anything he wants. The one thing he truly wants is the love of a girl named Anna who happens to be the one person he can't bring himself to lie to.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: PG-13; language, including some sexual material and a drug reference.
System Details Note: DVD, NTSC, dual-layer format; region 1, Dolby digital surround 5.1.
Language Note: English, French, or Spanish dialogue with optional French, Spanish, or English; closed-captioned.
Subject: Truthfulness and falsehood > Drama.
Authors > Drama.
Unemployed > Drama.
Man-woman relationships > Drama.
Genre: Fiction films.
Feature films.
Romantic comedy films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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