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The Lie

Release Date: November 18th, 2011

R|1 hr. 22 min.

Plot Summary
Deciding he needs some time away from his soul-killing job, a man (Joshua Leonard) tells a shocking lie to explain his absence.

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Genres: Comedy drama

Distributor: Screen Media Films

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  • Likeably shaggy, it has arthouse appeal and a winning cast. show more

  • Embedded in The Lie is a sharp look at the moral limbo of a complacent life, the self-defeat of committing by halves, the self-interest of false equivalencies - but only the shallowest attempts are made to chip its themes out. show more

  • The Lie is dark enough, but it has affection for its characters and doesn't destroy them. It paints them in three fallible human dimensions, and the actors are warm and plausible. show more

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