Consummate con man Roy Courtnay has set his sights on his latest mark: the recently widowed Betty McLeish, worth millions. But this time, what should have been a simple swindle escalates into a cat-and-mouse game with the ultimate stakes.
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Career con artist Roy Courtnay can hardly believe his luck when he meets well-to-do widow Betty McLeish online. As Betty opens her home and life to him, Roy is surprised to find himself caring about her, turning what should be a cut-and-dry swindle into the most treacherous tightrope walk of his life.Written by
New Line Cinema
First feature film collaboration for British stage and screen legends Helen Mirren and Ian McKellen. However, both had earlier appeared together on stage in August Strindberg's play "Dance of Death" at New York's Broadhurst Theater in 2001. See more »
The Good Liar was actually a decent surprise and a really good thriller even if it feels a little too heavily explained towards the end.
I thoroughly enjoyed this film from start to finish and I honestly really didn't expect that kid of twist even though I expected a twist and I'm glad I didn't see that coming.
Ian Mckellen and Hellen Mirren are both great here, delivering two really great performances. I think the plot is fairly simple at it's core but the writing makes it very different to a very satisfying ending.
Overall whilst it's an interesting film with two great performances and unexpected twists, I just expect more style and excitement in it.
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