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The True Cost (2015)

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This is a story about clothing. It's about the clothes we wear, the people who make them, and the impact the industry is having on our world. The price of clothing has been decreasing for decades, while the human and environmental costs have grown dramatically. The True Cost is a groundbreaking documentary film that pulls back the curtain on the untold story and asks us to consider, who really pays the price for our clothing?(C) Official Site

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The latest advocacy documentary that will either induce you into changing your ways or simply have you curling into a fetal position from despair.

October 6, 2015 | Full Review…
Hollywood Reporter
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Offering few solutions beyond a single fair-trade fashion company, "The True Cost" - whose serene interludes compete with sickening recordings of Black Friday shopping riots and so-called clothing haul videos - stirs and saddens.

May 28, 2015 | Full Review…
New York Times
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One would almost be inclined to give Morgan a pass for interviewing some of his executive producers as expert sources.

May 28, 2015 | Full Review…
Los Angeles Times
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Even if, like me, you agree with the points that it's fumbling toward, The True Cost will likely read as dopey and insulting ...

May 26, 2015 | Full Review…
Village Voice
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A few bumper-sticker sentiments can't detract from this compelling film, which is, above all else, a badly needed conversation-starter.

January 2, 2016 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…
Willamette Week

The ugliness beneath the glamour is exposed by this vitally important documentary, which addresses the immense, ongoing problems in the fashion industry.

May 29, 2015 | Full Review…
Film Journal International

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