(Dis)Honesty: The Truth About Lies

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(Dis)Honesty: The Truth About Lies
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Directed by Yael Melamede
Produced by Dan Ariely
Deborah Camiel
Starring Dan Ariely
Edited by Erin Barnett
Chad Beck
Release date
Running time
90 minutes
Language English

(Dis)Honesty: The Truth About Lies is a 2015 feature-length documentary film directed by Yael Melamede. It explores the reasons why people lie and the methods they use.[1][2] It features direct testimony, footage and the experimental research carried out by Dan Ariely.[1]


(Dis)Honesty: The Truth About Lies premiered at the 2015 Full Frame Documentary Film Festival.[3]

Critical response[edit]

Variety stated about the film: "this entertaining mix of anecdotal evidence, academic research and current affairs is a diverting survey that should hold appeal for niche buyers in various formats".[4] The Hollywood Reporter described (Dis)Honesty: The Truth About Lies as a "deep-think doc animated by the researcher at its center".[5] The New York Times criticized the lack of exploration of the loss of trust in the wider society.[6]

The film has an 88% rating, with an average score of 7/10 based on 16 reviews, on Rotten Tomatoes.[7] It has a rating of 60/100 on Metacritic, stating "Mixed or average reviews based on 6 Critics".[8]

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