The Good Lie | reviewed by: William O'Donnell | December 28, 2014
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Very emotional and touching. Some corny jokes could have been cut but the film avoids many pitfalls of melodrama it could have fallen into
genre Drama
synopsis A young refugee of the Sudanese Civil War who wins a lottery for relocation to the United States with three other lost boys. Encountering the modern world for the first time, they develop an unlikely friendship with a brash American woman assigned to help them, but the young man struggles to adjust to this new life and his feelings of guilt about the brother he left behind.
lead actors Reese Witherspoon | Corey Stoll | Thad Luckinbill | Sarah Baker | Sharon Conley | Maria Howell | Joshua Mikel | Mike Pniewski
director Philippe Falardeau