It's Not Me, I Swear!

Genre:  Comedy
Running Time:  110 min.
Release Date: September 26, 2008 (limited)
DVD: May 12, 2009

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Cast: Daniel Brière, Suzanne Clément, Antoine L'Écuyer, Catherine Faucher, Gabriel Maillé


In the summer of '68, Leon Doré comes close to hanging himself accidentally. His mother saves him at the last minute, just like last summer in the pool and like two years ago in the freezer. At ten, Leon has lots of problems and an overly fertile imagination. There is Mom and Dad, who are always fighting and those annoying neighbors who get to spend the summer at the beach. And then there's Lea, the exasperating girl who's always right about everything.

When Mom decides to leave everything behind to start a new life in Greece, Leon is prepared to do anything to kill the pain—destroy the neighbor's house, become a professional liar and even, why not, fall in love with Lea. Together, they will overcome the pain of growing up when you feel abandoned.

  Canadian Connection: Filmed in Gatineau, Quebec.

Director: Philippe Falardeau
Studio: Seville Pictures
Producer(s): Luc Déry, Kim McCraw
Screenplay: Philippe Falardeau

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