Why Would I Lie?


1h 45m 1980

Brief Synopsis

Cletus is a man who lies with ease. After he takes a job as a social worker, Cletus begins to care about a little boy named Jorge who has been taken away from his mother, who was wrongly convicted of a crime and jailed. Before he can reunite the boy with his mother, Cletus has to concoct a story to keep the child from being adopted. And while he is working on this, he meets the mother's counselor and falls in love with her.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Genre
Comedy
Drama
Release Date
1980
Production Company
United Artists Films
Distribution Company
MGM Distribution Company; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc.
Location
Spokane, Washington, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 45m

Synopsis

Cletus is a man who lies with ease. After he takes a job as a social worker, Cletus begins to care about a little boy named Jorge who has been taken away from his mother, who was wrongly convicted of a crime and jailed. Before he can reunite the boy with his mother, Cletus has to concoct a story to keep the child from being adopted. And while he is working on this, he meets the mother's counselor and falls in love with her.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Genre
Comedy
Drama
Release Date
1980
Production Company
United Artists Films
Distribution Company
MGM Distribution Company; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc.
Location
Spokane, Washington, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 45m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Summer August 1, 1980

Released in United States Summer August 1, 1980