form y All Men Are Liars single work   film/TV   romance   humour  
Issue Details: First known date: 1995 1995
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AbstractHistoryArchive Description

When his mother leaves, seventeen-year-old guitarist Mick O'Brien is desperate to buy back the family piano that his father hocked. His attempt to get the money looks grim until an all-girl rock group, Total Fire Band, arrives in town for the annual harvest season. When they advertise for a replacement female lead guitarist, Mick dresses up in his mother's clothes and successfully auditions for the job. Complications arise, however, when he falls for the lead singer, Angela. Jilted by one too many lying men, she in turn finds herself confusingly attracted to this new 'female' member of the band.

The storyline calls for a number of 'live' performances from both Total Fire Band and Barry's band, for which Mick also plays lead guitar.

Notes

  • According to director/screenwriter Gerard Lee, the process of getting All Men Are Liars onto the screen was a ten-year project. Difficulties in raising the required finances also led to him eventually taking on the role of first-time director.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

First known date: 1995
    • Surry Hills, Inner Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales,: Arenafilm , 1995 .
      Extent: 90 min.p.

Works about this Work

And the Winner Is ... Australia Keith Connolly , 1995 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 5 November 1995; (p. 7)
All Men Are Liars Mary Colbert , 1995 single work biography
— Appears in: Cinema Papers , October no. 106 1995; (p. 4-9)
Lee Comes Out of Shadows with Liars Des Partridge , 1995 single work column biography
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 29 September 1995; (p. 18)
Priscilla Sets the Fashion for Film Festival Opening Ben Holgate , 1995 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 16 May 1995; (p. 5)
Boy Plays Girl to Win Back Mum Sandra Hall , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 13 June vol. 116 no. [5974] 1995; (p. 88)

— Review of All Men Are Liars Gerard Lee 1995 single work film/TV
Piano Envy Shelley P. Kay , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Review , September no. 79 1995; (p. 17)

— Review of All Men Are Liars Gerard Lee 1995 single work film/TV
A Bridge Too Far Des Partridge , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 7 October 1995; (p. wkd 10)

— Review of All Men Are Liars Gerard Lee 1995 single work film/TV
Tall Tale Jane Buckingham , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: Eureka Street , October vol. 5 no. 8 1995; (p. 60)

— Review of All Men Are Liars Gerard Lee 1995 single work film/TV
Unconvincing Cross-Dressing Dougal Macdonald , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 24 November 1995; (p. 13)

— Review of All Men Are Liars Gerard Lee 1995 single work film/TV
Comic Germ Too Weak to Be Very Infectious Chris McLeod , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 4 December 1995; (p. 5)

— Review of All Men Are Liars Gerard Lee 1995 single work film/TV
Boy Plays Girl to Win Back Mum Sandra Hall , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 13 June vol. 116 no. [5974] 1995; (p. 88)

— Review of All Men Are Liars Gerard Lee 1995 single work film/TV
Piano Envy Shelley P. Kay , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Review , September no. 79 1995; (p. 17)

— Review of All Men Are Liars Gerard Lee 1995 single work film/TV
A Bridge Too Far Des Partridge , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 7 October 1995; (p. wkd 10)

— Review of All Men Are Liars Gerard Lee 1995 single work film/TV
Tall Tale Jane Buckingham , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: Eureka Street , October vol. 5 no. 8 1995; (p. 60)

— Review of All Men Are Liars Gerard Lee 1995 single work film/TV
Unconvincing Cross-Dressing Dougal Macdonald , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 24 November 1995; (p. 13)

— Review of All Men Are Liars Gerard Lee 1995 single work film/TV
Comic Germ Too Weak to Be Very Infectious Chris McLeod , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 4 December 1995; (p. 5)

— Review of All Men Are Liars Gerard Lee 1995 single work film/TV
And the Winner Is ... Australia Keith Connolly , 1995 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 5 November 1995; (p. 7)
All Men Are Liars Mary Colbert , 1995 single work biography
— Appears in: Cinema Papers , October no. 106 1995; (p. 4-9)
Lee Comes Out of Shadows with Liars Des Partridge , 1995 single work column biography
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 29 September 1995; (p. 18)
Priscilla Sets the Fashion for Film Festival Opening Ben Holgate , 1995 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 16 May 1995; (p. 5)
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