The Truth (La vérité) Reviews

September 16, 2019
If Koreeda masters one thing here, it's the iconic slow pacing of French cinema. The aeration of the story and script is a test of patience with no reward.
September 13, 2019
None of the cast can save what is otherwise a banal and uninspired screenplay that feels like a lesser patchwork of ideas stitched together out of other, more superior sources.
September 11, 2019
Ultimately, this is an insider-y movie about movies, memory and truth in art that doesn't quite transcend its Rich People Problems trappings.
September 10, 2019
The Truth often struggles to stay relevant throughout the plot. It is a wasted opportunity that Koreeda foils in his master plan in creating this majestic emotionally involved feature.
September 6, 2019
What The Truth wants to explore demands a level of nuance that Kore-eda doesn't have the ability to provide. As a result, the film feels like watching a square peg trying to fit into a round hole.
September 4, 2019
It's a shame that this film of smoke and mirrors winds up flying low by over-explaining and confusing simplicity with lightness and humor. [Full Review in Spanish]