‘The Good Liar’ - Read between the lies. Mirren and McKellen match wits as con-artist Roy Courtnay and widow Betty McLeish. His con job is not as cut-and-dry as he’d hoped.
Fri 29 Nov 2019|
Read between the lies.
Career con-artist Roy Courtnay can hardly believe his luck when he meets well-to-do widow Betty McLeish online. As Betty opens her home and life to him, Roy is surprised to find himself caring about her, turning what should be a cut-and-dry swindle into the most treacherous tightrope walk of his life.
Based on (the novel) by Nicholas Searle.
||Helen Mirren, Ian McKellen
Jim Carter, Russell Tovey, Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson, Lily Dodsworth-Evans, Mark Lewis Jones, Phil Dunster, Michael Culkin, Nell Williams, Patrick Godfrey, Celine Buckens, Laurie Davidson, Bessie Carter, Julian Ferro
||Carter Burwell |
||Greg Yolen, Bill Condon|
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||USA, 2019 |
Drama ‘The Good Liar’ pairs Oscar winner Helen Mirren (‘The Queen’) and two-time Oscar nominee Ian McKellen (’Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring,’ ‘Gods and Monsters’) on the big screen for the first time.
Bill Condon, the Oscar-winning screenwriter of ’Gods and Monsters,’ directed and produced the film from a screenplay by Jeffrey Hatcher (‘Mr. Holmes’), based on the widely-acclaimed novel by Nicholas Searle.