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DVD video

Title Forbidden lie$
Published [Australia] : Palace Films : Distrbuted by Madman Entertainment, [2008]

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Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  098.3 Bro/Fli  TEMPORARILY UNAVAILABLE
 W'BOOL  098.3 Bro/Fli  TEMPORARILY UNAVAILABLE
Description 1 videodisc (DVD) (104 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
Series Palace Films collection
Palace Films collection.
Summary "In July 2004, Norma Khouri, best selling author of 'Forbidden love', was exposed as a fake. She'd won fame and fortune as a Jordanian virgin on the run from Islamic extremists who'd put a Fatwah on her head for her campaign against honour killings. But she was really Norma Bagain, a Chicago real-estate agent and mother of two, on the run from the FBI for one million dollars of fraud. Spinning murder, politics, greed and literary scandal into a web that ensnares us all, Forbidden lies is a real life thriller about a brilliant con/artist, the people she's duped, and why, despite everything, we still want to believe her"--Container
Notes Originally released as a motion picture in 2007
Special features: Commentary with directory Anna Broinowski ; the real Norma ; director's diary ; Norma's Jordan tape ; deleted scene: "Goose chase" ; the world according to John T ; Norma the actress: an anlysis of Norma's acting by Miranda Otto ; interviews with the filmmakers ; Easter egg ; original theatrical trailer
Credits Written and directed by Anna Broinowski
Audience Censorship classification: M
Notes PAL ; Region 4
DVD. Region unspecified
In English
Subject Khouri, Norma.
Khouri, Norma. Honor lost.
Literary forgeries and mystifications.
Fraud.
Honor killings.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Video recordings.
Author Broinowski, Anna.
Palace Films (Firm)
Madman Entertainment Australia (Firm)
Other Titles Forbidden lies