The Good Liar

Certificate 15

 

(2019) 109 mins

Director: Bill Condon
Writer: Jeffrey Hatcher, from the novel by Nicholas Searle
Cinematography: Tobias A Schliessler
Production Design: John Stevenson
Music: Carter Burwell

 

ABOUT

Consummate con man Roy Courtnay (Ian McKellen) has set his sights on his latest mark: the recently widowed Betty McLeish (Helen Mirren), worth millions. And Roy means to take it all.  From their very first meeting, Roy begins plying Betty with his tried and true manipulations, and Betty, who seems quite taken with him, is soon going along for the ride. But this time, what should have been a simple swindle escalates into a cat-and-mouse game with the ultimate stakes—revealing more insidious deceptions that will take them both through a minefield of danger, intrigue and betrayal.  From the official website

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REVIEWS

McKellen and Mirren, sharing the screen for the first time, are exquisitely matched in this slight but enjoyable yarn, which is like watching two magnificent vintage cars in a road race, without minding too much who wins.”  Empire

“The sheer fun of watching the two leads playing off of each other helps give their scenes a charge that they might have lacked in other hands. For his part, Condon keeps things humming and offers up a well-staged suspense sequence set in the Charing Cross underground station to boot.”  rogerebert.com

Mirren and McKellen are in sparkling form and carry the film through to a satisfactory conclusion.”  UK Film Review

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