Telling Lies in America

"Very Good"

Telling Lies in America Review


This '60s slice of life story comes from the unlikely pen of Joe Eszterhas, best known for neo-porn like Basic Instinct. Renfro plays Eszterhas's obvious alter-ego, an immigrant kid that's unpopular at school and has iffy luck with the ladies. He falls in with a corrupt radio DJ (Kevin Bacon) while tentatively wooing a pre-fame Calista Flockhart. The story hangs together loosely, bouyed by strong performances from the three leads.


Telling Lies in America

Facts and Figures

Run time: 101 mins

In Theaters: Wednesday 15th October 1997

Distributed by: Winstar

Production compaines: Kuzui Enterprises, Banner Entertainment, Ben Myron Productions

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 3.5 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 63%
Fresh: 10 Rotten: 6

IMDB: 6.3 / 10

Cast & Crew

Director: Guy Ferland

Starring: as Billy Magic, as Karchy 'Chucky' Jonas, as Dr. Istvan Jonas, as Diney Majeski, as Father Norton, as Kevin Boyle, as Henry

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