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True Story (2015)

True Story

Overview


Genre

Drama

Release Date

April 17, 2015 (Limited)

MPAA Rating

R

Duration

100 min.

Studio

Fox Searchlight Pictures

Official Site

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REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  Be the 1st!

Cast and Crew


Director

Rupert Goold

Producer

Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner, Anthony Katagas

Screenwriter

Dave Kajganich

Starring

Story


An adaptation of a memoir by journalist Michael Finkel. Michael Finkel (Jonah Hill) is a journalist for the New York Times whose world is rocked when he discovers a murderer named Christian Longo (James Franco) has been living in Mexico under his identity. When Longo is brought back to the U.S., the only person he'll tell his story to is Finkel.

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James Franco stars as Christian Longo in Fox Searchlight Pictures' True Story (2015)
Jonah Hill stars as Michael Finkel in Fox Searchlight Pictures' True Story (2015)

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REVIEWS BY CRITICS

“.."True Story" never really soars in the way it might, but the performances more than keep it aloft..”
by Bill Goodykoontz [Arizona Republic]
“..lightweight script doesn't help a grandiose premise..”
by John Anderson [Newsday]
“..an intrinsically fascinating and occasionally riveting tale marred by unnecessary embellishments..”
by Claudia Puig [USA Today]