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White Lies (1998)

R | | TV Movie 29 March 1998
How can a smart middle class girl suddenly turn into a devoted right wing debater? That's what happens with Catherine when she meets the charismatic leaders of the neo-nazi organization NIM.

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Kari Skogland

Writer:

Dennis Foon
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sarah Polley ... Catherine Chapman
Tanya Allen ... Erina Baxter
Jonathan Scarfe ... Ian McKee
Lynn Redgrave ... Inga Kolneder
Joseph Kell ... Rex Brennan
Albert Schultz ... Alan Green
Regan Moore Regan Moore ... Wayne
Danny Smith ... Khaki Kid
Mark Terene Mark Terene ... Teacher
Michelle St. John ... TV Newsperson 1
Peter Cookson Peter Cookson ... Horrible Skinhead
Carley Chapdelaine Carley Chapdelaine ... Skinhead Girl
Cassel Miles ... Bill
Tara Rosling Tara Rosling ... Karen
Michael Dyson ... Security Guard
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Storyline

Catherine, a first-year university student who feels alienated from the liberal campus, joins a hate group through the Internet and becomes their voice, only to gradually question their beliefs even as she becomes more deeply involved. Written by Sean Gallagher <naes@cgocable.net>

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Rated R for violence and some sexuality | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

CBC

Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 March 1998 (Canada) See more »

Also Known As:

Hazugság, fehér, igazság See more »

Filming Locations:

Canada See more »

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Technical Specs

Color:

Color
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A Noble Effort With a Great Sarah Polley Performance
28 March 2001 | by guy_lazarusSee all my reviews

Sarah Polley is excellent in this admirable TV movie. Her Catherine is a memorable performance. Her acting skill is so amazing, sometimes it is disconcerting, as when she turns the tables on a government official holding the anti-racism portfolio and you find yourself rooting for a neo-Nazi! The film is generously endowed with many extreme closeups of that amazing face that is able to show so much with so little obvious "acting."


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