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Lying to Be Perfect (2010)

An overweight magazine editor leads a double life as a sassy advice columnist at night. To keep her alter ego a secret she agrees to lose weight with two of her friends and embarks on a life changing journey.

Director:

Gary Harvey

Writers:

Nancey Silvers (teleplay), Sarah Strohmeyer (novel)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Poppy Montgomery ... Nola Devlin
Adam Kaufman ... Chip / Alex
Chelah Horsdal ... Nancy
Audrey Wasilewski ... Deb
Michelle Harrison ... Lori DiGrigio
Julia Benson ... Joy (as Julia Anderson)
Mark Brandon ... Ted
Gabrielle Rose ... Charlotte
Andrew McIlroy Andrew McIlroy ... Chester (as Andrew Mcilroy)
Tania Saulnier ... Angie
Michael Karl Richards ... Josh
Revard Dufresne Revard Dufresne ... Trainer
Elizabeth Thai ... Nail Tech
Christie Laing ... Tish
Dave Leach ... Cookie Man
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An overweight magazine editor leads a double life as a sassy advice columnist at night. To keep her alter ego a secret she agrees to lose weight with two of her friends and embarks on a life changing journey.

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

Certificate:

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Country:

USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 January 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cinderella Pact See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Quotes

Charlotte: You can fake a lot of things, but you cannot fake talents.
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Soundtracks

Let's Go
Written by Michael Anthony James, Troy Donato Bustos Samson, Aileen De La Cruz
Used by Nettwerk One B Music US (BMI) and Cymba Music Publishing (SOCAN)
Performed by Sherry St. Germain
Courtesy of Hipjoint Productions and Chapter 2 Productions
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you should read the book
21 January 2011 | by jeffandchell-956-192777See all my reviews

before jumping to judgment on the development of the friends characters, you should give the book: "the Cinderella pact" by Sarah strohmeyer a read. i think the movie did a good job of staying true to the author's story and what a great story it is. so often you read a great book, then a movie is made and it is nothing like the story. thankfully that was not the case in this instance. while the movie doesn't delve as deeply into the secondary characters lives as the novel, you still see the point that the author was making. it is not being "skinny" that empowers these women; it is the bond of their friendship and the self-confidence that they build in one another. we should all be so lucky as to have friends like deb and nancy.


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