Sex, Lies, and Videotape

"Excellent"

Sex, Lies, and Videotape Review


Steven Soderbergh didn't just launch the whole movies-with-all-lowercase-titles craze (as it's commonly written), he also launched the '90s rebirth of independent cinema with this singular effort. Mostly a chatty drama about sex in various levels of perversion, the film's momentum comes from the sudden arrival of a sexually dysfunctional James Spader, who throws a wrench into the lives of the other three principals -- a married couple and the wife's sister, engaged in a sad love triangle. Earnestly acted and expertly directed by Soderbergh in his major directorial debut, the film is a piece for film students and cinema fans alike.


Sex, Lies, and Videotape

Facts and Figures

Run time: 100 mins

In Theaters: Friday 22nd September 1989

Budget: $1.2M

Distributed by: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

Production compaines: Miramax Films, Outlaw Productions, Virgin

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 4 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 98%
Fresh: 42 Rotten: 1

IMDB: 7.2 / 10

Cast & Crew

Producer: , Robert F. Newmyer

Starring: as Ann Bishop Mullany, as John Mullany, as Graham Dalton, as Cynthia Bishop, as Therapist, as Barfly

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