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Lies My Mother Told Me (2005)

TV-PG | | Crime, Drama, Thriller | TV Movie 7 March 2005
Inspired by actual events, about a young girl and her mother, Laren Sims, a con-artist and master of disguises who steals the identities of other women and then turns to murder to protect her secrets.

Director:

Christian Duguay

Writer:

Matt Dorff
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Joely Richardson ... Laren Sims
Colm Feore ... Lucas Mackenzie
Hayden Panettiere ... Haylei Sims
Jasmine Berg Jasmine Berg ... Young Haylei Sims
Tim Henry ... Johnny
Judith Buchan Judith Buchan ... Jenny
Kailin See ... Kristin
Joe Norman Shaw ... Edwards Samuels
Kira Bradley Kira Bradley ... Tammy
Stirling Karlsen Stirling Karlsen ... Jodie
Barbara Gates Wilson Barbara Gates Wilson ... Detective Rayburn
Marty Antonini ... Guy
Rita Bozi Rita Bozi ... Carolyn
Carrie Schiffler ... Roadside Diner Waitress
Tom Carey ... Jake
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Storyline

Free-spirited Laren Sims runs away with her daughter Haylei, after skipping out on her probation for stealing and spending money using stolen credit cards. Using numerous identities, fake checks, and swiped credit cards, the duo take up roots in Sin City itself- Las Vegas. Against Haylei's wishes, Laren marries wealthy attorney Lucas, and settles down with her daughter to raise horses. But when Laren's criminal past begins to haunt her, the shocking lengths that Laren will undertake to escape it makes for a discovery of more secrets and lies that ultimately end in murder. Written by TV Profil

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Taglines:

Sometimes, it's better not to know the truth.

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Trivia

Based on the real-life murder of Sacramento attorney Larry McNabney, poisoned by his wife Elisa McNabney, and her young accomplice, Sarah Dutra. See more »

Quotes

Laren Sims: [getting ready for her date with Lucas] I'm cooking dinner.
Haylei Sims: Yeah, I saw the food containers...
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A Voice That Carries
Written and Performed by Bonnie McKee
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records
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Wonderful
6 November 2006 | by angus1692See all my reviews

Well i loved this movie. i should warn you now my spelling is not very good but should be OK. here goes! i saw this movie on cable. i didn't think it would be very good but turns out it was really good. And based on true stories! Very interesting and i think there are messages in there, things people should notice. i wont give it away but you really need to watch this film! This is only 99mins long but is fantastic! i really do believe so. The mother, Laren Sims is a con artist, master of disguise and moves from state to state with her young daughter until the hit Vegas Nevada! She marries a wealthy Atterney and has some problems. the mother just wanted her child to have a good education and not end up like her. and the marriage has some problems like when he gets drunk, and he finds her past and so she decides to well, get rid off him!


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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

7 March 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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Runtime:

| (Ontario)

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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