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The Great Lie, 1941

The Great Lie
Directed by: Edmund Goulding
Written by: Lenore J. Coffee, Polan Banks
Language:  English
Country:  USA
Runtime:  108 min
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The Great Lie can be described as bittersweet, sentimental, and emotional. The plot revolves around pregnancy, social differences, and infidelity. The main genres are drama and is a soap opera. In terms of style, The Great Lie is a melodrama. In approach, it is serious and realistic. It is located in Philadelphia and New York. Visually, The Great Lie is black and white. It is based on a book. The movie has received attention for being an Oscar winner. The Great Lie is well suited for a date night.

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The Great Lie (1941)

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Bette Davis was at the top of her game when she starred in this soap opera-like drama by director Edmund... more

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Language: English
Country: USA
Release date: 12 April 1941
Runtime: 108 min
Awards: Academy Awards

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Mary Astor for Best Supporting Actress at the 1941 Academy Awards

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Bette Davis Bette Davis As Maggie Patterson Van Allen
George Brent George Brent As Peter 'Pete' Van Allen
Mary Astor Mary Astor As Sandra Kovak
Lucile Watson Lucile Watson As Aunt Ada Greenfield
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