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The Raw Truth -- The Raw Truth: A fresh look at a movement that could change the way mankind looks at a meal. 

“The Raw Truth” trailer questions what is wrong with the current American diet and introduces the raw vegans in Los Angeles who believe that eating uncooked foods such as raw fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, and sprouted grains is the answer to all diet-related ailments.


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In a world full of sickness and death, can eating a completely raw vegan diet cure all? Some Raw Vegans argue that health and youth start from within and eating only foods that are alive (raw) will prevent disease. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Andy Dick ... Himself (voice)

Ludo Lefebvre

Mark Peel ... Himself
Russ Parsons

Alexa Kahn ... Herself
Anthony Brown ... Adam

Murisa Harba ... Eve
Baruch Inbar ... Himself
Chef BeLive ... Chef Belive (as Brian James Lucas)
Chef Juliano ... Himself
James Stewart ... Himself
Joel Funk ... Himself
Maya Kriheli ... Herself
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Dean Bruni ... Himself

Directed by
Jin Yoo-Kim 
Produced by
Jess Dang .... producer
Sam Stevens .... producer (as Joseph Camerota)
Original Music by
Samuel Jones 
Alexis Marsh 
Cinematography by
Luke Patton 
Film Editing by
Barb Steele 
Billy G. Sullivan (edited by)
Sound Department
Ronald Olson Jr. .... boom operator
Ronald Olson Jr. .... sound mixer
Kimberly Patrick .... boom operator
Kimberly Patrick .... sound mixer
Camera and Electrical Department
Alan Kwan .... still photographer
Kate Amend .... very special thanks
Mark Jonathan Harris .... very special thanks
Tomlinson Holman .... very special thanks
Lisa Leeman .... very special thanks
Josh Morton .... very special thanks


Additional Details

25 min | USA:24 min
Color | Color (HD)
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Stereo (as Dolby Stereo)
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Did You Know?

The cast got to go to the LA Times Celebration of Food and Wine as well as the Taste of Beverly Hills to take food photography and interview famous chefs.See more »


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5 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
I'm hungry!, 10 March 2011
Author: Harmonie Tangonan from United States

Great insight into a an unorthodox lifestyle.

I love documentaries that will expose you to something that is not part of the mainstream. The Raw Truth presents the topic in a slightly quirky, yet informative way.

What are raw foods? What makes it healthy? What's so bad about cooking your meals? After you watch this, you might challenge yourself to change your habits.

Nice contrasts of characters ranging from the raw vegan chef, to the skeptical/traditional chef, to the girl just starting out with the diet, to the woman who stopped living the raw vegan lifestyle.

And all of the raw food shown in this documentary looks DELICIOUS! It truly does intrigue me to eat healthy.

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