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Why Would I Lie?

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Release Date: August 01, 1980Running Time: 105 mins.
MPAA Rating: PG
Genre: Comedy, Drama

Treat Williams
Lisa Eichhorn
Gabriel Swann
Valerie Curtin

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Cletus is a man who lies with ease. After he takes a job as a social worker, Cletus begins to care about a little boy named Jorge who has been taken away from his mother, who was wrongly convicted of a crime and jailed. Before he can reunite the boy with his mother, Cletus has to concoct a story to keep the child from being adopted. And while he is working on this, he meets the mother's counselor and falls in love with her.