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The Lie (2018)

Between Earth and Sky (original title)
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A father and daughter are on their way to dance camp when they spot the girl's best friend on the side of the road. When they stop to offer the friend a ride, their good intentions soon result in terrible consequences.

Director:

Veena Sud

Writers:

Veena Sud (written for the screen by), Marcus Seibert (based on the film "Wir Monster" written by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Peter Sarsgaard ... Jay
Mireille Enos ... Rebecca
Joey King ... Kayla
Cas Anvar ... Sam
Patti Kim ... Detective Kenji
Nicholas Lea ... Detective Barnes
Devery Jacobs ... Britney
Dani Kind ... Trini
Alan Van Sprang ... Greg
Rodrigo Fernandez-Stoll ... Band Member
Vesper Rusk Vesper Rusk ... Baby Kayla
Skyla Fowler Skyla Fowler ... Baby Kayla
Kate Carlin Kate Carlin ... Additional Voices (voice)
David Cowgill ... Additional Voices (voice)
Matt Adler ... Additional Voices (voice)
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Storyline

In this drama, a father and daughter are on their way to dance camp when they spot the girl's best friend on the side of the road. When they stop to offer the friend a ride, their good intentions soon result in terrible consequences. The family quickly closes ranks and decides not to tell anybody. But secrets rarely stay secret for long... and they soon find themselves faced with an impossible choice that will alter the course of their lives forever. Written by Daniel Tenenbaum

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language throughout, some violence and brief sexuality | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The Canadian film premiered at TIFF in Toronto in September 2018. See more »

Goofs

When Jay and Rebecca wake up on the couch they are both barefoot. She opens the blinds and then sits at the table where he is already seated. She is still barefoot but he has shoes on. See more »

Connections

Remake of We Monsters (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

Pretender
Written by Alex Hwang, John Chong, Sally Kang, Jennifer Rim, Daniel Chae and Joseph Chun
Performed by Run River North
Courtesy of Run River North under exclusive license to Nettwerk Music Group, Inc.
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It is a good movie but difficult for parents!
14 October 2020 | by yousra8-1See all my reviews

Viewers must be able to differentiate between good acting and how the movie made them feel! Most parents know exactly that teenage behaviours can be obnoxious and intolerable and watching this movie reminded them of that! That does not mean that the story is not good. In fact the movie poses the very important "what would you do " question.. I am certain that the answers are easier to say that do!


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 October 2020 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada See more »

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Aspect Ratio:

2.39:1
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