"The Lie" is a candid, yet charming look at how a seemingly harmless and momentary lapse of judgment can lead to life-altering calamity. Lonnie and Clover were once young idealists -- destined to change the world, until an unanticipated pregnancy derailed their plans. Instead of making their mark, the pair finds themselves trapped in a bourgeois nightmare, hosting BBQ's and arguing about organic diapers. Clover is in her final year of law school, while Lonnie, stuck in a nine-to-five routine, remains in a daze about the artistic lifestyle they were forced to abandon.
Cast: Alia Shawkat, Jess Weixler, Jane Adams, Mark Webber, Joshua Leonard
Directed by: Joshua Leonard
Written by: Jeff Feuerzeig, Jess Weixler, Mark Webber, Joshua Leonard
Running time: 1hr 20min
Opens: Nov 18, 2011 Limited
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