Telling Lies in America
Telling Lies in America (1997)

In a semi-autobiographical jaunt back to 1961 Cleveland, screenwriter Joe Eszterhas chronicled the experiences of teenager Karchy Jonas (Brad Renfro), a senior at a Catholic high school and the son of Hungarian immigrant Dr. Istvan Jonas… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: December 18, 2001
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Critic Score: 63% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Jay Boyar
Orlando Sentinel

The Hungarian angle gives the film a little distinctiveness.

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Clint Morris

Kevin Bacon gives one of the best performances of his career

Rod Granger
Film Journal International

It's only rock 'n' roll, but you'll like it.

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Cast: Kevin Bacon, Brad Renfro, Maximilian Schell, Calista Flockhart, Paul Dooley, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Luke Wilson, Damon Fletcher, Jerry Swindall, K.K. Dodds… More