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The Truth About Lies (2017)

TV-14 | | Comedy, Romance | 27 October 2017 (USA)
Gilby finds himself in a tangled web of lies when the truth proves to be too much to admit and even harder to accept.

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Gilby Smalls is having a meltdown. He's just been fired from his job, lost his apartment in a fire and his girlfriend gave him the boot. And it's only Wednesday. Now, at the ripe old age of thirty-something, he is forced to move in with May, his booze-swindling man-obsessed mother. This is the last straw. Gilby's life is bleak until best friend Kevin drags him to a family get-together, where he meets Rachel, Kevin's very beautiful but very married sister. Rachel is the very thing Gilby needs to get his life back on track. Desperate to impress her, Gilby starts to weave a web of lies; one bigger than the next. Now in a sticky mess, Gilby is forced to face the uncomfortable truth about himself before he can find a way out of his very own Lies. The Truth About Lies explores the potent role lying plays in relationships and life with some surprising results!

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refreshing romantic comedy
20 November 2017 | by See all my reviews

The Truth About Lies was one of the most refreshing romantic comedies that I have seen in a long time. The film followed Gilby, a desperate and unemployed man whose life seems to be a constant trainwreck. In order to achieve success and to impress the woman of his dreams, he begins weaving an ever growing web of lies. The Truth About Lies kept me laughing from beginning to end! Gilby and his ridiculous antics as he tried to impress Rachel was extremely entertaining and fun to watch. Though the film is reminiscent of films such as "Liar, Liar" and "When Harry Met Sally", The Truth About Lies goes above and beyond. The hilarious one-liners and witty banter kept me engaged throughout the film and also excited about what writer/director, Phil Allocco, has left in store. But, besides seamlessly intertwining romance and comedy, the film also did a great of maintaining a level of "realness". I could empathize with Gilby because "adulting" can be extremely difficult and there are times when life really gets you down. I was extremely pleased with The Truth About Lies and would definitely recommend it to anyone wanting to have a good laugh!


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