Truth (2015)
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Truth (2015)

Genre
Drama
Release Date
October 16, 2015
Studio
Sony Pictures Classics
Official Site
http://sonyclassics.com/truth/
Genre
Drama
Release Date
October 16, 2015
MPAA Rating
R
Duration
125 minute(s)
Production Budget
-
Studio
Sony Pictures Classics
Official Site
http://sonyclassics.com/truth/
Director
James Vanderbilt
Producer
Brad Fischer, William Sherak, Mikkel Bondesen, James Vanderbilt
Screenwriter
James Vanderbilt

"Truth" is an independent feature film based on the book "Truth and Duty" by Mary Mapes. In the vein of "All The President's Men" and "The Insider", it is the incredible true story of Mary Mapes (played by Cate Blanchett), an award-winning CBS News Journalist and Dan Rather's producer, who broke the Abu-Ghraib prison abuse story, among others.

The film chronicles the story Mapes and Rather uncovered that a sitting US president may have been AWOL from the United States National Guard for over a year during the Vietnam War. When the story blew up in their face, the ensuing scandal ruined Dan Rather's career, nearly changed a US Presidential election, and almost took down all of CBS News in the process.