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They were known simply as "The Lost Boys." Orphaned by the brutal Civil war in Sudan that began in 1983, these young victims traveled as many as a thousand miles on foot in search of safety. Fifteen years later, a humanitarian eft would bring 3600 lost boys and girls to America. In The Good Lie, Philippe Falardeau, (writer and director of the Oscar- nominated eign Language film "Monsieur Lazhar") brings the story of their survival and triumph to life. Academy Award winner Reese Witherspoon (Walk the Line)stars alongside Sudanese actors Arnold Oceng, Ger Duany, Emmanuel Jal, and newcomer Nyakuoth Weil, many of whom were also children of war. Mamere and Theo are sons of the Chief in their village in Southern Sudan. When an attack by the Northern militia destroys their home and kills their parents, eldest son Theo is ced to assume the role of Chief and lead a group of young survivors, including his sister Abital, away from harm. But the hostile, treacherous terrain has other dangers in store them. As the tattered group makes the difficult trek to Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya, they meet other fleeing children, ging a bond with Jeremiah, who, at 13, is already a man of faith, and Paul, whose skills become essential to their survival. Thirteen years later, the now young adults are given the opportunity to leave the camp and resettle in America. Upon arriving in Kansas, they are met by Carrie Davis (Witherspoon), an employment agency counselor who has been enlisted to help find them jobs - no easy task, when things like straws, light switches and telephones are brand new to them. Although Carrie has successfully kept herself from any emotional entanglements, these refugees, who desperately require help navigating the 20th century and rebuilding their shattered
Title: The Good Lie
Genre: Drama
Starring: Reese Witherspoon
Director: Philippe Falardeau
Studio: Warner Home Video
Number of Discs: 2
Attributes: With DVD, Digitally Mastered in HD, Dolby, Digital Theater System
Release Date: 12/23/2014
Original Year: 2014
Product Type: Blu-ray
Rated: PG13
UPC: 883929379699
Item #: 1424249X

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