Telling Lies in America is a 1997 drama film directed by Guy Ferland. Written by Joe Eszterhas.
Tagline: Dress sharp. Drive fast. Look cool. Laugh last.
Karchy Jonas (Brad Renfro) is a 17 year old high school student (who emigrated from Hungary 7 years earlier) trying to find his way in the world. He meets radio personality Billy Magic (Kevin Bacon) who takes him under his wing. However, authorities are after Billy for accepting bribes from record companies to give their songs air time. A semi-autobiographical tale from Joe Eszterhas....
FULL ARTICLE AT WIKIPEDIA.ORG