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The Whole Truth (2009) More at IMDbPro »

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Angela Masters is an acting coach with an unusual client list. Instead of catering to Hollywood celebrities, she gives what could be described as personality transplants/character transformations, if you will, to accused criminals. By making her clients appear slightly more sympathetic to juries, Angela has become a specialist in securing acquittals for some decidedly shady characters. This lucrative enterprise is interrupted when Angela overhears that a client she helped set free is planning a heinous crime and that she is a target for murder. Portrayed by Elisabeth Rhm, of Law & Order fame, Angela discovers that escaping death and finding out who she really is becomes the most expensive and rewarding experience of her life. The plot points resemble those of a pure courtroom thriller, but Seattle director Colleen Patrick, in her feature debut, has turned the genre on its ear to create a fast-past and hilarious satire about the current state of the legal system. Billing itself as a screwball comedy with a twist, the film contains sharp dialog and strong comic performances. Filmed at various locations around Seattle and Tacoma, The Whole Truth packs in rapid-fire laughs, but also neatly skewers the sorry state of the American justice system.

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