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Innocent Lies

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Innocent Lies

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
Unrated
performer:
Stephen Dorff, Adrian Dunbar, Gabrielle Anwar, Keira Knightley, Joanna Lumley
director:
Patrick Dewolf
genre:
Erotic, Mystery and Thriller

We gave it a B

If you’re a video fan who’s curious about other cultures, then you should check out Britain’s idea of an erotic thriller. This means, of course, a period piece with beautiful lighting, in which kinky sex is represented by upper-class incest rather than sex therapists in leather jumpsuits. In Innocent Lies, Stephen Dorff stars (with an anachronistic slacker-style haircut) as a creepy 1938 rich kid whose sister’s impending marriage coincides with a friend’s suspicious suicide and his mother’s murder. While a Scotland Yard inspector (the appealingly bewildered Adrian Dunbar) investigates (with his young daughter in tow!), assorted dark secrets emerge, filmed in a style that’s far more ambitious and elegant than your average Shannon Tweed movie. B

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