The Trouble with the Truth
The Trouble with the Truth (2012)

Musician Robert (John Shea) is a perpetual starving artist with low overhead and minimal commitments. When Robert's daughter announces that she's engaged, he advises her against it - his own marriage to Emily (Lea Thompson)… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: June 3, 2014
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Critic Score: 93% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Rene Rodriguez
Miami Herald

Who knew My Dinner with Andre could be reworked into such an engaging romantic comedy?

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Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter

A divorced couple rehash their relationship in this touching indie drama.

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Keith Phipps
Time Out Chicago

While it never quite lives up to its lofty inspiration, particularly in an unsatisfying final act, it's engagingly written and well played by both leads.

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Omer Mozaffar
Chicago Sun-Times

Jim Hemphill's "The Trouble with the Truth" is a pleasant surprise that gets better as the movie unfolds.

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Andy Webster
New York Times

The ambition is laudable, the results less so.

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Brent Simon
Shared Darkness

A spare but winning romantic drama that taps into the same talky, intellectually stimulating vein as Richard Linklater's Sunrise/Sunset collaborations with Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy.

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John Anderson
Variety

Although they talk enough to qualify for radio, John Shea and Lea Thompson make the high-wire act of "The Trouble With the Truth" a convincing, moving and provocative two-hander.

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Sara Stewart
New York Post

[An] intimate, honest exploration of relationship dynamics, regret and the enduring messiness of love.

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Dustin Putman
DustinPutman.com

Don't let this small but potent little gem pass by.

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