The Invention of Lying

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In The Invention of Lying, we are exposed to an alternate reality where humans are unable to lie.  As a result, there is no such thing as fiction, and Mark Bellison (Ricky Gervais) is a writer for a lecture-film series, and is stuck with writing about the Black Plague, which no one cares about. After a horrible blind date with Anna McDoogles (Jennifer Garner), where she pointedly admits that she has no interest in him, he’s fired from his job …