Telling Lies In America

Hail! Hail! Rock 'n' roll! This tidy, heartfelt sleeper from screenwriter Joe Eszterhas and director Guy Ferland is loosely based on Eszterhas's own adolescence as a rock-loving Hungarian immigrant in 1960s Cleveland. Karchy Jonas (Brad Renfro) is an unpopular 17-year-old Catholic high-school kid with a dream: to enter radio station WHK's High School Hall...read more

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Telling Lies In America - Official Trailer
01:35 — Karchy, a Hungarian boy, moves to America in the 60's and meets a radio DJ. He becomes obsessed with the DJ's glamorous life and starts to bury himsel (more…)

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  • Released: 1997
  • Rating: PG-13
  • Review: Hail! Hail! Rock 'n' roll! This tidy, heartfelt sleeper from screenwriter Joe Eszterhas and director Guy Ferland is loosely based on Eszterhas's own adolescence as a rock-loving Hungarian immigrant in 1960s Cleveland. Karchy Jonas (Brad Renfro) is an unpo… (more)

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