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Review - The Good Lie (2014)

Director: Philippe Falardeau

Starring: Arnold Oceng, Ger Duany, Emmanuel Jal, Reese Witherspoon, Kuoth Wiel, Corey Stoll, Femi Oguns

The title of The Good Lie refers to a lesson learned by Huckleberry Finn, that a lie told for noble purposes can be excused, that the rightness of the outcome can pardon the wrongness of the action. 708 more words

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The Good Lie: Reese Witherspoon in the Best Feel Good Film of 2014

The Good Lie: Reese Witherspoon in the Best Feel Good Film of 2014

The Good Lie, the title appears to be taken from a scene in Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain, stars Reese Witherspoon as the biggest name in the film, she actually spend very little time on screen, and this could well be the best “feel good” film of 2014. 45 more words

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Movie review: The Good Lie

The Good Lie
Three and a half stars
Directed by: Philippe Falardeau
Starring: Reese Witherspoon, Arnold Oceng, Ger Duany, Emmanuel Jal, Corey Stoll, Kuoth Wiel… 424 more words

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Philippe Falardeau reflects on his first American feature, The Good Lie

Philippe Falardeau doesn’t mince words. So when I attempted to diplomatically broach the subject of his first American feature’s soft start in theatres by saying the film did “OK” in its first weekend stateside, he quickly corrected me. 955 more words

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'The Good Lie' (Ένα Γενναίο Ψέμα) - [2,5/8]

Τέσσερις Σουδανοί πρόσφυγες φτάνουν στις ΗΠΑ, και προσπαθούν να φτιάξουν τις ζωές τους, με την βοήθεια μιας υπαλλήλου ενός γραφείου ευρέσεως εργασίας.

Αν και η ιστοριά είναι πιασαρική και δυνατή, και θα μπορούσε να μετουσιωθεί σε μια πολύ ενδιαφέρουσα κοινωνική ταινία, είχε την κακή τύχη να πέσει στα χέρια της κινηματογραφικά άπειρης σεναριογράφου Margaret Nagle, η οποία υπογράφει ένα τόσο προχειρογραμμένο, επιδερμικό και άτεχνο … 7 more words

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2014 Philadelphia Film Festival: The Good Lie

Academy Award winner Reese Witherspoon and an ensemble of young Sudanese actors — all of whom have direct personal ties to the war in their country — bring the inspiring and uplifting story of The Lost Boys of the Sudan to the screen in a film about heartbreak and hope, survival and triumph.

2014 Philadelphia Film Festival

The Good Lie (2014) Review

Posted by: Anthony Wallace

Based on the true life stories of Sudan refugees who were dislocated during a Civil War in Sudan, director Philippe Falardeau… 726 more words

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