Hyper-verbal Jews are practically a movie cliché.
Name the last film that featured a Jewish person at a loss for words. It’s a stumper, because the silver screen stereotype of Jews is emotionally candid, unabashedly frank and unfailingly articulate.
The rare exception to that rule, Lacey Schwartz’s Little White Lie deserves a place in the record books for that reason alone.
The first-person documentary follows the 30-something filmmaker’s effort to learn the identity of her biological father and, more importantly, force her parents to acknowledge and confront their painful secret.