With James Spader, Andie MacDowell, Peter Gallagher, Laura San Giacomo. Photos. James Spader and Steven Soderbergh in Sex, Lies, and Videotape () Sex, Lies, and This film is dedicated to Ann Dollard See more». Aug 1, - The movie takes place in Baton Rouge, La., and it tells the story of four people in their early 30s whose sex lives are seriously confused. One is a lawyer named John (Peter Gallagher), who is married to Ann (Andie MacDowell) but no longer sleeps with her.