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Le mensonge

Marriage, family, career, everything in Claude's life is a success. Mayor of his town, he is almost certain to become senator. For his beloved grandson Lucas, life is much less cheerful: his parents are divorcing and he's awkward and ill at ease. One day he accuses his grandfather of rape...

Episodes

Episode
3
L'impasse
Episode 3: The dead end

Ten years later, on the eve of the trial, Lucas is struggling to build a life for himself. Deeply wounded but still fighting, Claude succeeds in being re-elected as mayor. But his criminal conviction and prison sentence tolls the knell for all he has built.

Directed by: Vincent Garenq (France, 2020)
Screenplay: Vincent Garenq, based on Christian Iacono's story
Episode
4
Le dernier combat
Episode 4: The final combat

Having matured, Lucas begins to have doubts about the accusations he levelled against his grandfather. In a complete about-turn he withdraws his allegations. But the unwieldy legal machine has difficulty in changing direction and Lucas will have to fight alongside his grandfather to have him acquitted.

Directed by: Vincent Garenq (France, 2020)
Screenplay: Vincent Garenq, based on Christian Iacono's story