Remember that first lie you ever told? The one you thought you got away with… and launched a lifetime of lying?
After Robbie’s dead mother appears to him in a dream – demanding to be rescued from a really boring time in Heaven – Robbie is forced to confront the lie that started a lifetime of deception.
AWARDS / FEATURES / RECOGNITION
LieLand has premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in 2013, and ran in the festival circuit in the US and Europe. It is currently being broadcast by PBS and is in contention for its short Festival competition, among others.
Etgar Keret is the author of several bestselling story collections, graphic novels, children’s books and screenplays, which have been translated into twenty languages. He lives and teaches in Tel Aviv.
A FILM BY Silvia Grossmann
BASED ON THE ORIGINAL STORY LieLand, by Etgar Keret
ADAPTED FOR THE SCREEN BY Silvia Grossmann
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER Marcia Ghitnick
STARRING Whit Spurgeon | Jarid Root | Susan Fisher | Brehon Humphrey
PRODUCED BY Ken Huffman | Robert Campagna | Alexander Nowak
DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY Jonathan Barenboim
PRODUCTION DESIGN Andrew Chittenden | Prerna Chawla | Silvia Grossmann
EDITED BY Leli Figueiredo | Fernanda Tornaghi | Ritvik Mayank | Silvia Grossmann
SOUND DESIGN Bethany Sparks
ANIMATION Andrew Malek
MUSIC Hugo Pioli
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