Movie obsession of week: The Good Lie

2014-11-05 21:20

Cape Town - There are films that are produced every now and then which we are all able to relate to, films that tell a story of ones journey that is filled with adversity, one where the character has to fight a battle which they subsequently overcome.

The Good Lie starring Reese Witherspoon is one such a movie. For that reason it is our movie obsession of the week.

The Good Lie chronicles the real life inspiring story of young victims of the civil war in Sudan who have to fight against all odds and travel over a thousand miles on foot in an effort to escape the brutal deadly reality that is their war torn country.

This is the film's poster:

(The Good Lie. Facebook)

Their tear jerking journey to find greener pastures pays off when 15 years later a humanitarian organisation simply known as The Lost Boys, takes in about 3 600 lost boys and girls to America.

This heartening story of hardship, survival and triumph is due to be released in South Africa at a theatre near you on 7 November.

Check out the trailer:

Check out Twitter views from those who have seen the film:

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