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Telling Lies in America (1997)

PG-13
101 min | Drama, Music

A loner befriends a local celebrity, Billy Magic, but soon begins to tell lies in order maintain the friendship and the newfound status.
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Director
Guy Ferland (directed by)
Producers
Fran Rubel Kuzui (produced by) | Ben Myron (produced by)
Composer
Nicholas Pike (music by)
Cinematographer
Editor
Jill Savitt (edited by)
Casting Directors
Susan Brown (casting by) | Emily Schweber (casting by)
Production Designer
James A. Gelarden (as James Gelarden)
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Budget
$4,000,000
Opening weekend
$11,470
Gross (US & Canada)
$318,809
Gross (World)
$318,809
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Release date
Oct 15, 1997 (United States)
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Kevin Bacon
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Brad Renfro
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Maximilian Schell
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Calista Flockhart
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Paul Dooley
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Damen Fletcher
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Jerry Swindall
Andy 'Croak' Stas Andy 'Croak' Stas   See fewer
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Justine Justine   See fewer
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6.3 / 10 | 2,016 votes