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by Nyima Cartier


London, during the autumn. Sydney, a young and passionate writer, works with Richard Westfield, a famous writer whose inspiration is now flagging. Encouraged by his girlfriend, Lola, Sydney gives his debut novel to Westfield to read. The young man's talent sends the old man into a spin and he savagely dismisses the novel. Wounded, Sydney resigns. He goes on to have great difficulty getting his novel published, until Lola informs him of Westfield's underhand tactics: Sydney's mentor has claimed the novel as his own and it has become an instant bestseller. Sydney's nightmare is just beginning...

international title: White Lie
original title: White Lie
country: France, United Kingdom
sales agent: Insomnia World Sales
year: 2013
genre: fiction
directed by: Nyima Cartier
film run: 75'
release date: FR 03/07/2013
screenplay: Nyima Cartier
cast: David Birkin, Olivia Ross, Paul Bandey, Belinda Low, Ann Firbank, Mark Carlisle, Mick Barber
cinematography by: Pierre Edelmann
film editing: Peter Davies
art director: Jeanne Ader
music: Rael Jones
production: Heska Productions
distributor: Les Films à Fleur de Peau
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