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PG-13| 1 hr. 41 min.

Plot Summary
A job with a hip disc jockey (Kevin Bacon) shapes a teen's (Brad Renfro) life and that of his poor immigrant father (Maximilian Schell) in 1960s Cleveland.

Cast: Kevin Bacon , Brad Renfro , Maximilian Schell , Calista Flockhart , Paul Dooley , Jonathan Rhys-Myers , Luke Wilson , Damen Fletcher

Director: Guy Ferland

Genres: Drama

Telling Lies In America (1997)

Release Date: October 15th, 1997|1 hr. 41 min.

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  • 75
    Peter Stack San Francisco Chronicle

    It's a career high mark for Bacon, whose flashy smirk and stifled grimaces flesh out a character both scary and pathetic in this intimate, nostalgic film that delves into the art of the hustle. show more

  • 88
    Ken Fox TV Guide

    A heartfelt sleeper from screenwriter Joe Eszterhas and director Guy Ferland. show more

  • 75
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    I liked this movie a lot - not just for Bacon and Renfro, but also for the work of the wonderfully-named Calista Flockhart, as the girl who dates Karchy. show more

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