A Letter To True
A Letter To True (2004)

This film is a collection of the director's favorite images of his dogs, friends, and historical world events.

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 7, 2004
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Paul Fairclough
Time Out

Weber's mythologising of American loss of innocence (what, again?) and his homilies on world peace play on tired liberal totems like Martin Luther King and John Lennon and sit uncomfortably with an over-arching sense of sentimental nationalism.

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Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune

This is an elegant junk drawer of a movie, and the junkiest aspect is Weber's wooly-minded sentimentality about his pampered, shampooed, fussed-over pooches, which receive better medical attention than the poor Haitians he briefly frets about.

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Derek Malcolm
This is London

Fascinating just as a microcosm of one man's personality and life.

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Rene Rodriguez
Miami Herald

If you don't have a dog waiting for you at home after seeing A Letter to True, you'll want one.

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Chuck Wilson
L.A. Weekly

While Weber's voice-over throughout the film often strains for profundity on subjects such as 9/11 and the Iraq War, he's concise and on point in relating Bogarde and Forwood's love story.

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Nigel Andrews
Financial Times

If this epistolary documentary - voiced aloud with pictures to the photographer/film-maker's favourite pup and co-canines - meandered any more than it does, it could be arrested for vagrancy.

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Kevin Crust
Los Angeles Times

What at first glance seem like random episodes involving animals are actually lyrical impressions connected by the idea of unconditional love.

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Jonathan Curiel
San Francisco Chronicle

A collage of everything that's important to Weber. But what's important to a rich, successful photographer/filmmaker with time and money on his hands is not necessarily important to anyone else.

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Tim Evans
Sky Movies

It remains eminently watchable and there's no doubting the affection Weber feels for his chums, pedigree or otherwise.

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