• Released
  • August 24, 2012
  • (LA, NY)
  • NR , 2 hr 34 min
  • Art House/Foreign
  • 10 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: Several friends go on a beach vacation, where their relationships are sorely tested. In French with English subtitles.

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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Cluzot, with his uncanny resemblance to Dustin Hoffman, is an engaging actor who effortlessly summons up inner neurosis. The others are all...
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St. Louis Post-Dispatch

By Calvin Wilson
Whereas "Chill" attempted to define a generation, "Lies" is more of a statement about the nature and limits of friendship.
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Little White Lies wants to capture something momentous and meaningful in these people's lives. But ultimately it's hard to care.
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New York Post

By Kyle Smith
France's friendship dramedy Little White Lies is such a blatant rip-off of a far better American movie that it could have been called "Le...
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New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
The boat rides and picnics we're privy to are an enjoyable way to get to a bittersweet conclusion. Yet it's hard not to feel like we've...
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Michael Rechtshaffen
Thanks to a sparkling ensemble headed by Francois Cluzet and Marion Cotillard, the familiar backdrop still provides ample opportunity for...
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Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Of the two French films opening in the Boston area today - "Beloved" is the other - Little White Lies is the less ambitious, more...
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Little White Lies is never boring, always watchable, always reasonably rewarding. It's just that, when it's over, 2 1/2 hours seems too big...
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
The trouble with Guillaume Canet's French gloss on "The Big Chill" is that it has no underlying chill.
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
You're tempted to keep watching, even though the running time is a bloated 154 minutes, to see if anyone, or the movie itself, turns...
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Rated NR