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Trust: Season 1 (2018)

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Critic Consensus: Donald Sutherland delivers a powerful turn as the titular Getty in Trust, yet another telling of the affluent family's saga.

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The first season of "Trust" dramatizes the 1973 kidnapping of John Paul Getty III, a member of the Getty family, one of the wealthiest and most influential families in the US. Harris Dickinson takes on the role of the kidnapped Getty scion, while Donald Sutherland stars as the family's patriarch, the industrialist J. Paul Getty. "Trust" also features Michael Esper and Hillary Swank as John Paul's parents, John Paul Getty Jr. and Gail Getty, and Brendan Fraser as Getty chief of security James Fletcher Chace.

Cast

Donald Sutherland
as J. Paul Getty
Hilary Swank
as Gail Getty
Harris Dickinson
as J. Paul Getty III
Michael Esper
as J. Paul Getty Jr.
Brendan Fraser
as James Fletcher Chace

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While the production is lavish, the stylised, in-your-face storytelling and the patchy characterisation make Trust hard work.

September 13, 2018 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Written with smooth wit by Simon Beaufoy, and directed with under-the-radar flamboyance by Danny Boyle, it is everything a ten-part series about badly behaved rich people should be: silly, salacious and yet deadly serious.

September 12, 2018 | Full Review…

It feels like Fraser has been ready and waiting to play this part. The actor hits each telling shift in Fletcher's casual nature just right.

March 22, 2018 | Rating: B- | Full Review…

[Donald] Sutherland is a natural in the role, the divisiveness and sarcasm seemingly part of his being.

March 22, 2018 | Full Review…

Grim, sour and bloodless, Trust is a bummer.

March 21, 2018 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…
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Trust is frenetically entertaining, but there's something insurmountably icky, if uncomfortably true, about its premise: Wealth makes people more interesting. The Gettys' money makes them grotesque, but it also makes them spellbinding.

March 21, 2018 | Full Review…
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