A Film by Atom Egoyan.
|Starring Kevin Bacon (Beauty Shop, Mystic River), Colin Firth (Love Actually, Bridget Jones's Diary) and Alison Lohman (Big Fish, Matchstick Men), Where the Truth Lies is a suspenseful mystery from acclaimed director Atom Egoyan. In the '50s, Vince Collins (Firth) and Lanny Morris (Bacon) are the hottest showbiz duo in America. The combination of Lanny's brash American style and Vince's biting British wit is irresistible, especially to beautiful women. When a beautiful young woman, Maureen (Rachel Blanchard) is found dead in the bathtub of the duo's suite, their glittery world begins to crumble. They have rock solid alibis and are exonerated of any criminal wrongdoing; however, the scandal causes the once inseparable pair to part company. Fifteen years later, Karen O'Connor (Lohman), a young and ambitious journalist, is determined to uncover the secrets of the two men who, coincidentally, touched her life when she was a child. She persuades a publisher to offer a guarded Vince Collins one million dollars to collaborate with her on writing the untold story of his life with Lanny Morris. There is one condition: the truth must be told about the scandal that destroyed the duo. What really happened the night Maureen died? As Karen continues to search for many different truths-the truth about Vince and Lanny, the truth about Maureen's death, and even suppressed truths about herself- she becomes embroiled in a tense and bewildering game of cat-and-mouse.|
Editor's NoteAcclaimed director Atom Egoyan adapts Rupert Holmes's novel about a celebrity journalist who attempts to uncloset some old Hollywood skeletons.
Cast & Crew
|Atom Egoyan - Director|
|Atom Egoyan - Screenplay|
|Colin Leventhal - Executive Producer|
|Donald A. Starr - Executive Producer|
|Mychael Danna - Original Music By|
|Paul Sarossy - Cinematographer|
|Rupert Holmes - Based On Novel By|
|Susan Shipton - Editor|
|Cannes Film Festival, Atom Egoyan, Golden Palm Award|