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Event type: All Ages
The Kingston Canadian Film Festival presents MENTEUR (COMPULSIVE LIAR)
Director: Émile Gaudreault
Featuring: Louis-José Houde, Antoine Bertrand, Véronique Le Flaguais
Language: French subtitled in English
Runtime: 111 minutes
Canada’s top-grossing homegrown hit of 2019, MENTEUR continues the hot streak of crowdpleasers by writer-director Émile Gaudreault and actor and comedian Louis-José Houde, the team whose earlier box-office champ FATHER AND GUNS closed the KCFF in 2010. (Co-writer Eric K. Bouilliane was also here in 2017 with PRANK.) Houde stars as Simon, a compulsive liar whose truth-stretching ways have unintended effects when his lies mysteriously gain the power to re-shape reality. Along with his hapless brother Phil – played by the hilarious Antoine Bertrand – Simon must act fast to undo the damage amid a series of increasingly global calamities. Thankfully, that’s all good news for audiences who’ll appreciate MENTEUR’s madcap humour and big heart.
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March 11, 2020 - March 15, 2020
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Cutoff is Friday, March 13, 2020 3:59 pm EST unless it sells out earlier.