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Lies My Mother Told Me (2005)

Lies My Mother Told Me (2005)

Lies My Mother Told Me





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Rather surprisingly inspired by a true story, this made-for-cable movie stars Joely Richardson as Laren Sims, a career con artist who jumps probation and takes it on the lam with her long-suffering young daughter, Haylei (Hayden Panettiere). Using a stolen car and stolen credit cards, Laren ends up in Las Vegas, where she manages to persuade wealthy lawyer and horseman Lucas Mckenzie (Colm Feore) into marriage. Careful not to reveal her sordid past to her new husband, Laren insists to the doubting Haylei (who has been violently opposed to the marriage from the start) that she intends to turn over a new leaf -- and further, that all of her past crimes were committed out of love for her daughter! The trail of lies begins to unravel when Laren's previous life comes back to haunt her, leading inexorably to murder. Lies My Mother Told Me premiered March 7, 2005, on the Lifetime network.more
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Television, Mystery & Suspense
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Written By: Matt Dorff
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On DVD: Sep 20, 2005
Randwell Productions


Joely Richardson
as Laren Sims
Colm Feore
as Lucas Mackenzie
Hayden Panettiere
as Haylei Sims
Jasmine Berg
as Young Haylei
Tim Henry
as Johnny
Kailin See
as Kristin
Rainer Kahl
as Ted Mitchell
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Very sad. Good acting by the entire cast.

Erin Collins

Super Reviewer

Nice made for tv movie. Hayden did great! I liked the black horse and the little girl who played the little daughter was so cute. The ending was sad. 6/10. Worth a look.

Jennifer Torres

I love this movie its the best,her mom is in and out of jail the girl lives with her grandparents while her mother is into all kinds of trouble and then she get married and kills her husband and the daughter doesnt know what there running from but she's soon to find out

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