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White Lies (1998)

How can a smart middle class girl suddenly turn into a devoted right wing debater? That's what happens with Catherine when she meets the charismatic leaders of the neo-nazi organization NIM.

Director:

Kari Skogland

Writer:

Dennis Foon
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sarah Polley ... Catherine Chapman
Tanya Allen ... Erina Baxter
Jonathan Scarfe ... Ian McKee
Lynn Redgrave ... Inga Kolneder
Joseph Kell ... Rex Brennan
Albert Schultz ... Alan Green
Regan Moore Regan Moore ... Wayne
Danny Smith ... Khaki Kid
Mark Terene Mark Terene ... Teacher
Michelle St. John ... TV Newsperson 1
Peter Cookson Peter Cookson ... Horrible Skinhead
Carley Chapdelaine Carley Chapdelaine ... Skinhead Girl
Cassel Miles Cassel Miles ... Bill
Tara Rosling ... Karen
Michael Dyson ... Security Guard
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Storyline

Catherine, a first-year university student who feels alienated from the liberal campus, joins a hate group through the Internet and becomes their voice, only to gradually question their beliefs even as she becomes more deeply involved. Written by Sean Gallagher <naes@cgocable.net>

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Rated R for violence and some sexuality | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

CBC

Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 March 1998 (Canada) See more »

Also Known As:

Hazugság, fehér, igazság See more »

Filming Locations:

Canada See more »

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Color:

Color
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Lookin' for friends
12 September 1999 | by Against_The_GrainSee all my reviews

It's very usual to get involved in any kind of movements attracted by friends, money or anything else. Specially in our youth period of life, this things are very common. I am young so I know how this things are. That's why I understood this movie in my reality. & I liked it. Not because I am a neo nazi or something like that, but I felt it very close about young movements & stuff. The movie was pretty good. I didn't realized it was a Canadian production, so I guess this is my first Canadian movie saw. & the impression was such cool. But there are a few things I can't get in this movie. Is the old lady of NIM senile or maybe crazy? Celebrating Christmas in a Nazi way? Come on...


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