The Color of Lies (Au coeur du mensonge)
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The Color of Lies (Au coeur du mensonge)
This thriller from veteran director Claude Chabrol is a tense suspense drama, leavened with sly humor, about the fallout from a shocking crime in a small town. Frederique Lesage (Valeria Bruni-Tedeschi), the new chief of police in a cozy and fashionable seaside community in Brittany, soon finds her job more eventful than she expected when a ten-year-old girl is found raped and murdered. The last person to see her alive was René Sterne (Jacques Gamblin), a cynical and once-famous artist who has fallen on hard times and gives drawing lessons to children to make ends meet. René, who is… More

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Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"It's a well-executed but not that exciting psychological thriller in Brittany."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"More thoughtful than taut but a fine addition to the Chabrol canon."
‑ Harry Guerin, RTE Interactive (Dublin, Ireland)
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