The Man Who Lies

On the run from pursuing soldiers, Bois finds refuge in a small European town which, years before, was home to Jean, a resistance fighter hunted by Nazis. Boris ingratiates... Read more


The Man Who Lies

Directed by Alain Robbe-Grillet

Year: 1968
Running Time: 97
Color Type: B&W
Country: France, Czechoslovakia
Language: French
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The Man Who Lies

Cast
Jean-Louis Trintignant

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Directed by Alain Robbe-Grillet


On the run from pursuing soldiers, Bois finds refuge in a small European town which, years before, was home to Jean, a resistance fighter hunted by Nazis. Boris ingratiates himself in the community, weaving elaborate tales of his encounters with the martyred rebel, and thereby seducing Jean's widow...and sister...and maid. But Boris's erotic games are interrupted when a mysterious stranger - who may, in fact, be Jean - arrives in the village.

Awards

  • IWG Golden Plaque Berlinale
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