An outrageous murder-mystery for the 'Me Generation'. Seven young strangers go to a spiritual retreat for a journey of personal growth, taking in jealousy, hatred, sexual perversion and a little murder on the way.

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An outrageous murder-mystery for the 'Me Generation'. Seven young strangers go to a spiritual retreat for a journey of personal growth, taking in jealousy, hatred, sexual perversion and a little murder on the way.

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Curious, but Clever
16 January 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

The Truth is a very clever dark comedy. So clever that it isn't at all easy to adjust to - for the first few minutes you'll stare blankly at the screen, unsure what to make of it: The Truth is a real mush-mash of genres and styles. But once it gets going, it isn't at all bad.

The Truth starts as a satire of spiritual self-help retreats. The characters - an eclectic mix including wheelchair bound Candy and Croatian refugee Mia - attend Donna's 'course' at a house set deep in the Scottish Highlands. The movie gradually explores their dark secrets, managing to make some quite challenging situations entertaining. Of course it is only a matter of time before someone turns up dead...

I thought The Truth should have been about five minutes shorter. The end doesn't fit with the tone of the rest of the movie. But perhaps it was never supposed to. Maybe The Truth is just too clever for its audience?


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