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Film Review – The Good Lie (2014)

Originally posted on Jordan and Eddie (The Movie Guys):
Title – The Good Lie (2014) Director – Philippe Falardeau (It’s Not Me, I Swear!) Cast – Reese Witherspoon, Arnold Oceng, Ger Duany, Emmanuel Jal, Kuoth Wiel, Corey Stoll Plot – A group of Sudanese refugees known as The Lost Boys of Sudan are transported to America in hope of a better life. Led by kindly Mamere (Oceng) the group are supported on their arrival to America by job provider Carrie (Witherspoon) who slowly starts to realise just what trials these young people have overcome in their war torn birth nation.  “It is a sin not to give to those in need” Review by Eddie on 6/10/2015 While its very much cut from the same cloth as films like The Blind Side and its story reeks of Hollywood sap, you’d be hard pressed to not find enjoyment in this based around real life stories The Good Lie, a film that more than likely bypassed cinemas near you upon release last year and failed to find an…