Based on the acclaimed novel, Lie with Me is a sensitive and moving drama that explores the bittersweet intensity of first love and making peace with the past.
Stephane Belcourt, a renowned author, returns to his hometown after 35 years. At a book signing he meets Lucas, the son of Thomas, an old flame with whom he shared a passionate summer fling when he was 17. This chance meeting releases a floodgate of unresolved emotions for both men. Can they answer each other’s questions about the enigmatic Thomas to get the emotional closure they seek?
Content warning: contains suicide themes
“Despite the powerful allure of the romance in the film there is a lot more going on. An equal amount of attention is paid to the importance of identity.”
— Eye for Film