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The Man Who Lies
The Man Who Lies

The Man Who Lies 1968


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The Man Who Lies 1968 15

95 mins France Director. Alain Robbe-Grillet

Jean-Louis Trintignant is the mysterious stranger, Boris Varissa, who arrives in a French village claiming to be an old comrade and key confidant of a late local legend, resistance leader Jean Robin. As he ingratiates himself with a sceptical public, it becomes clear that nothing is truly as it seems.

Alain Robbe-Grillet’s piercing study of war-time myth and memory was his second collaboration with Jean-Loius Trintignant following Trans-Europ Express; the actor would win the Silver Bear for Best Actor at the 18th Berlin Film Festival.

Directed by

Alain Robbe-Grillet


Dominique Prado

Sylvie Bréal

Jean-Louis Trintignant




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