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Forbidden Lie$

(DVD - 2010)
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
Forbidden Lie$
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Norma Khouri won fame and fortune with her 'true story', Forbidden love, about a shocking honor killing in Jordan. The book was a runaway best seller and became the toast of the literary world. Until July 2004, when esteemed Sydney Morning Herald journalist Malcolm Knox exposed her book as a work of fiction, and her protagonist, a figment of her imagination. Now, Khouri is fighting for credibility and offers to go to Jordan to prove that Dalia existed and that the incident really took place.
Title: Forbidden lie$
[videorecording]
Published: New York, NY : Indiepix Films, c2010.
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (104 min.) :,sd., col. ;,4 3/4 in.
Notes: Title appears as Forbidden lies with the s as a dollar sign ($).
Originally released as a documentary film in 2007.
Special features include: commentary with the director Anna Broinowski and Norma Khouri ; Director's diary ; interviews with the filmmakers ; deleted scenes ; featurettes: "About the real Norma" ; "Norma's Jordan" ; "Goose chase" ; and "The world of John T" ; trailer.
True/False Film Fest entry.
True/False Film Festival.
Summary: Norma Khouri won fame and fortune with her 'true story', Forbidden love, about a shocking honor killing in Jordan. The book was a runaway best seller and became the toast of the literary world. Until July 2004, when esteemed Sydney Morning Herald journalist Malcolm Knox exposed her book as a work of fiction, and her protagonist, a figment of her imagination. Now, Khouri is fighting for credibility and offers to go to Jordan to prove that Dalia existed and that the incident really took place.
Local Note: 1
Branch Call Number: DVD 364.1523 FOR
Statement of Responsibility: Liberty Productions and Film Finance Corporation Australia present in association with New South Wales Film and Television Office a film by Anna Broinowski ; written and directed by Anna Broinowski ; producer, Sally Regan
Credits: Directors of photography, Kathryn Milliss, Toby Oliver ; editors, Alison Croft, Vanessa Milton.
Performers: With Norma Khouri, Linda Mutawi.
System Details: DVD, widescreeen (aspect ratio 1.78:1) ; stereo.
Subject Headings: Honor killings Jordan Video recordings. Khouri, Norma. Honor lost Video recordings. Truthfulness and falsehood Video recordings. Literary forgeries and mystifications Video recordings. Fraud Video recordings. Murder Jordan Video recordings. Women Crimes against Jordan Video recordings. Love Video recordings. Revenge Video recordings. Honor Video recordings. Jordan Social life and customs Video recordings.
Genre/Form: Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Topical Term: Honor killings
Truthfulness and falsehood
Literary forgeries and mystifications
Fraud
Murder
Women
Love
Revenge
Honor
TrueFalse Film Fest film.
Publisher No: IP4525
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A thrilling and complex documentary about an international con-artist that's as confounded with the distinction between truth and lies as its wildly believable (and equally untrustworthy) subject.

Mar 19, 2012
  • mcdougs rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Hold on - this is a crazy real-life rollercoaster ride!

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