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Lie With Me (Arrête avec tes mensonges)

13th Parish Festival
  • 19 May 8.30pm
1 hr 38 mins
Jersey Arts Centre

Olivier Peyon / France / 2022 / 98 mins

Olivier Peyon’s graceful romantic drama stars acclaimed actors Guillaume de Tonquédec and Victor Belmondo and is adapted from Philippe Besson’s book Arrête avec tes Mensonges, which won the 2017 Maison de la Presse Award and the 2017 Psychologies Award for inspiring novels.

Upon agreeing to be the brand ambassador for a famous cognac celebrating their bicentennial, novelist Stéphane Belcourt returns to his hometown for the first time in many years. Memories come rushing back to him: irrepressible attraction and a passion that can never be revealed as he remembers Thomas, his first love. Fate intervenes when he meets his first love’s son, Lucas.

Romantic, sexy and also provocative in the way it challenges us to meaningfully confront our own history.” Rich Cline, Shadows on the Wall.

We are delighted to present this beautiful new French film in partnership with Alliance Francaise de Jersey.

£6 (students and seniors)