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Liar, Liar: Between Father and Daughter (1993)

Liar, Liar (original title)
An 11-year-old girl accuses her father of incest.

Director:

Jorge Montesi

Writer:

Nancy Isaak (as N.J. [Nancy] Isaak)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Art Hindle ... Gilbert Jonathan 'Gil' Farrow
Rosemary Dunsmore ... Mary Farrow
Susan Hogan ... Helen Browne
Michelle St. John ... Janice Wilson
Janne Mortil ... Christina 'Chrissy' Farrow Berezuk
Vanessa King ... Kelly Farrow
Kate Nelligan ... Susan Miori
Roman Podhora Roman Podhora ... Keith Berezuk
Wendy Van Riesen Wendy Van Riesen ... Mrs. Hildebrandt
Philip Akin Philip Akin ... Dr. Kerr
Kevin McNulty ... Reimer
Joel Palmer ... Patrick Farrow
Ashleigh Aston Moore Ashleigh Aston Moore ... Jean 'Nini' Farrow (as Ashley Rogers)
Kaj-Erik Eriksen ... Jonah
Ken Kramer
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Storyline

An 11-year-old girl accuses her father of incest.

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Genres:

Drama

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Details

Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 June 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Liar, Liar: Between Father and Daughter See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Quotes

Susan Miori: I'm going to come right to the point here: is it your sister who is lying, or is it your father?
Christina 'Chrissy' Farrow Berezuk: No...
Susan Miori: I'm sorry, I didn't hear.
Christina 'Chrissy' Farrow Berezuk: She didn't lie.
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Crazy Credits

In the opening credits the movie title is written in chalk on the blacktop of a playground. The actor names are written on a wall, the blacktop, a slide, a window and on stairs. See more »

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Chilling depiction of the "blame the victim" tactic
16 July 2001 | by susanhathawaySee all my reviews

This unusually frank Canadian TV-movie showcases one of the less touted aspects of incest, the parental practice of turning the kids against each other to make the victim(s) less credible. As the 11-year-old who finally speaks up against her father's sexual abuse, Vanessa King plays a believably angry, sometimes less than likable kid whose father has manipulated her entire character. Her imaginative nature has gained her a reputation as a liar, and parent-fostered sibling rivalry casts the girl as a bully to her younger brother and sister, so that, when she testifies against her father, her entire family turns against her and even the prosecutor doubts her story. This movie is one of the few depictions of incest to show the parallel to adult rape cases: blaming the victim, even when the victim is a child. Highly recommended.


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