Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Where the Truth Lies (2005) NC17 - 3 Stars

It's the mid-'50s and Lanny Morris (Kevin Bacon) the comic and Vince Collins (Colin Firth) the straight man, are well known and well loved entertainers. The due host a marathon to raise money for polio. Suddenly in the middle of their careers, the call it quits. Could it be over the dead girl Maureen O'Flaherty (Rachel Blanchard), found in their room? Rumors about the what happened that night followed them for years.

Fifteen years later, Karen O'Connor (Alison Lohman) a young reporter wants to get the scoop on what exactly happened and write book on their lives, co-authored by Vince. When she finds out that Lanny is also writing a book. She decided to play both sides of the fence and and it may not have a happy ending.

2005 - Where the Truth Lies - Genie Awards - Best Adapted Screenplay.

Director: Atom Egoyan
Writer: Atom Egoyan
Producer: Robert Lantos
I viewed 10/06

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