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    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    β€œThey say that it is the practiced liar who can deceive. But so often the practiced and chronic liar deceives only himself; it is the man who all his life has been self-convicted of veracity whose lies find quickest credence.” - William Faulkner

    Lee Chang-dong’s Burning is the cinematic equivalent to the life cycle of a single flame, from unassuming ignition to dusted ash.Β 

    Jong-su (Yoo Ah-in) and Ben (Steven Yeun) are perfect foils to each other’s strengths and weaknesses:…

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