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1981

Not Yet Rated In Theaters 08/3/2009 , 102min.
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Plot & Details

A move to a new neighborhood prompts an 11 year old to engage in an elaborate charade in order to fit in with his new classmates. The year is 1981. Young Ricardo's family is struggling financially, while the kids at his new school come from more prominent backgrounds. When Ricardo starts pretending he's something that he's not, he discovers that living a lie has its fair share of pitfalls. When his façade begins to crumble, he must weigh the consequences of telling the truth against the effort it takes to maintain his carefully crafted ruse.

Cinequest Film Festival

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2010 Cinequest Film Festival Film Presented Nominated

Genie Awards

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2009 Genie Awards Best Actor Jean-Carl Boucher Nominated
2009 Genie Awards Best Art Direction/Production Design Patrice Vermette Nominated

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