The Trouble with the Truth (2012)

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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) didn't last, and he doesn't understand why anyone would want to give up their independence. Yet when Robert and Emily reunite and dredge up old memories and hurts, both discover they have a lot of unresolved issues and that love, marriage and divorce aren't quite as simple as … More

Rating: R (for some language including sexual references)
Genre: Drama
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Written By: Jim Hemphill
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On DVD: Jun 3, 2014
Runtime:
1428 Films - Official Site

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Critic Reviews for The Trouble with the Truth

All Critics (15) | Top Critics (8)

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

Full Review… | October 23, 2013
Miami Herald
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Jim Hemphill's "The Trouble with the Truth" is a pleasant surprise that gets better as the movie unfolds.

Full Review… | January 10, 2013
Chicago Sun-Times
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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.

Full Review… | January 9, 2013
Variety
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A divorced couple rehash their relationship in this touching indie drama.

Full Review… | September 20, 2012
Hollywood Reporter
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The ambition is laudable, the results less so.

Full Review… | September 14, 2012
New York Times
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[An] intimate, honest exploration of relationship dynamics, regret and the enduring messiness of love.

Full Review… | September 14, 2012
New York Post
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