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The Truth About Lies (2018)

TV-14 | | Comedy, Romance | 27 January 2018 (USA)
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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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Phil Allocco

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Phil Allocco
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Cast

Credited cast:
Odette Annable ... Rachel Stone
Colleen Camp ... May
Chris Diamantopoulos ... Eric Stone
Mary Elizabeth Ellis ... Sharon
Gemma Forbes ... Ann
Fran Kranz ... Gilby Smalls
Miles Fisher ... Kevin
Oakes Fegley ... Boy
Laura Kightlinger ... Ms. Harris
Adam David Thompson ... Andy
Arthur J. Nascarella ... James Lance
Daniel Raymont ... Broken Wing
Jonathan Katz ... Dr. Pollard
Anais Lee ... Little Girl
Angela Pietropinto ... Aunty
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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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Comedy | Romance

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TV-14
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English

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relatable & witty!
7 November 2017 | by khanditalopesSee all my reviews

Phil Allocco's The Truth About Lies is a rom-com that follows the musings of Gilby (Franz Kranz) a man without a plan. This film is well written and is jam packed with witty banter and situational humor, portrayed by an authentic charismatic cast. The characters are all relatable which is unusual for a rom-com. Allocco does a great job at merging all the markers to make a great film. I really appreciate how director Phil Allocco not only brought to life an original storyline but he gives his audience an unpredictable ending. This film has something for everyone to relate to whether it be the crazy family drama, lackluster love life or the journey towards self discovery. If you're interested in watching a film that presents the true dynamics of relationships in a comedic manner than I strongly recommend watching this film!


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