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Telling lies in America

Author: Guy Ferland; Kevin Bacon; Brad Renfro; Banner Entertainment.; Kuzui Enterprises.
Publisher: New York : BMG Entertainment, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Karchy (Brad Renfro) is a boy in school who has moved from Hungary to America in the 1960's. He is struggling in school and trying to adjust to America's culture. He then hears about a radio DJ Billy Magic(Kevin Bacon) who holds a contest for a Student Hall of Fame every week. When Karchy finally wins after several weeks, he spends more time with Billy Magic ... a man with money, girls, and glam. Karchy thinks that  Read more...
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Guy Ferland; Kevin Bacon; Brad Renfro; Banner Entertainment.; Kuzui Enterprises.
ISBN: 1568122454 : 9781568122458
OCLC Number: 39028738
Language Note: Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Not rated.
Originally released as motion picture in 1997.
Credits: Produced by Ben Myron and Fran Rubel Kuzi ; writing by Joe Eszterhaus ; directed by Guy Ferland.
Cast: Kevin Bacon, Brad Renfro.
Description: 1 videocassette (ca. 101 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Responsibility: Ben Myron Productions / Kuzui Enterprises / Banner Entertainment ; directed by Guy Ferland.

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Karchy (Brad Renfro) is a boy in school who has moved from Hungary to America in the 1960's. He is struggling in school and trying to adjust to America's culture. He then hears about a radio DJ Billy Magic(Kevin Bacon) who holds a contest for a Student Hall of Fame every week. When Karchy finally wins after several weeks, he spends more time with Billy Magic ... a man with money, girls, and glam. Karchy thinks that by spending time with Magic, he can become "cool". He then starts telling lies, to make himself seem greater than he really is. But when his lies begin hurting the people he cares about, he realizes that it isn't worth telling lies if it affects your friends. Afterwards, he learns to accept himself for the person he is, and gives up lying. And as for Billy Magic, it turns out that he pays his price for all the lies that he has told as well ...

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