Tru Loved
Tru Loved (2008)

Uprooted from her comfortable San Francisco home and transplanted to a generic Southern California suburb by her two well-meaning moms, open-minded high-school sophomore Tru despairs at being surrounded by close-minded football players and… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: October 17, 2008
DVD Release Date: January 12, 2010
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David Wiegand
San Francisco Chronicle

The world is not quite as nicely rainbow-hued as the film wishes it were at the end, but, if nothing else, Tru Loved makes us hope all the more that it can be one day.

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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times

Content, bolstered by some solid performances, triumphs over form: The film is engaging, timely and courageous.

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Stan Hall

The movie is crummy on several levels, yet its desire to help make the world more loving and tolerant is so pure-hearted that criticizing it seems almost mean-spirited.

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Stephen Farber
Hollywood Reporter

This plodding plea for tolerance would barely pass muster as an after-school special.

Chicago Reader

Worthless drivel for the gay-lesbian market.

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Richard Knight
Windy City Times

Wade's extremely low budget film is hampered by badly recorded dialogue and a script that tries to cram too many issues and characters in.

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John Hartl
Seattle Times

Too bad it's not better, because in many ways it's a coming-out movie with a difference.

Maureen M. Hart
Chicago Tribune

Tru Loved is worth a look for the supporting cast alone.

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Paula Nechak
Seattle Post-Intelligencer

There isn't really much that differentiates Tru Loved from any other low-budget indie film. It isn't unique visually and a lot of the acting is what, at best, could be called amateur.

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