Tell Me Lies

  • 1968
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

Pretentious experimental drivel has London actors Jones, Munro, and Lloyd obssessed by a photo of a wounded Vietnamese child and determined to come to some sort of understanding about the Vietnam War. After attending a series of discussions, including one with black activist Stokeley Carmichael, and putting on a series of skits reenacting various events...read more

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Pretentious experimental drivel has London actors Jones, Munro, and Lloyd obssessed by a photo of a wounded Vietnamese child and determined to come to some sort of understanding about the Vietnam War. After attending a series of discussions, including one with black activist Stokeley

Carmichael, and putting on a series of skits reenacting various events of the war, they come to the realization they can't understand anything. At one point, one of the characters asks, "How long can you look at this before you lose interest?" The answer is, considerably under 118 minutes. Famed

theatrical director Brook had some powerful talent at his service here, including many members of Britain's Royal Shakespeare Company. Writer Amis, known for screen comedies such as TAKE A GIRL LIKE YOU (1970) and LUCKY JIM (1957, from his brilliant novel) makes a brief appearance.

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