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A Dark Truth (2012)

The Truth (original title)
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A former CIA operative turned political talk show host is hired by a corporate whistle blower to expose her company's cover-up of a massacre in a South American village.

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Alfredo Álvarez Calderón ...
General Aguila (as Alfredo Alvarez-Calderon)
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Mattie
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Tony Green
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Robert Johnson's Assistant
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Clive Bell
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Bruce Swinton
Jorge Contreras ...
Neck Slit Villager
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Elias Caamaño Perez ...
Assaulting soldier (as Elias Caamano)
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A former CIA operative turned political talk show host is hired by a corporate whistle blower to expose her company's cover-up of a massacre in a South American village.

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Escape the jungle. Expose the truth.

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Rated R for violence and disturbing images | See all certifications »

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29 November 2012 (USA)  »

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$630 (USA) (4 January 2013)

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$5,750 (USA) (25 January 2013)
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The flag emblem on the soldiers uniform is not that of Ecuador, is from Bolivia. See more »

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Jack Begosian: Um, when you can't effect change from within, I mean positive change, you have an obligation if you're at all conscious, to get out and try other things.
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WOW! imagine my surprise!
17 March 2013 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

I just saw this movie and thoroughly enjoyed it. And, yes. I agree with the lead review that it WAS formulaic. But i STILL found it enjoyable. If for no other reason than the political/industrial plot at the center of it all. I hope I NEVER lose interest in seeing a movie of this sort, a movie with 'a message'. It's more than funny that people would actually review this as they would a 'regular' movie. alTHOUGH, once again, I feel it worked on both levels. As a piece of entertainment and as an informative piece. I'm pretty sure the makers of the film did it that way to make the message more digestible/palatable. Especially considering that one of them is Garcia, born in Cuba. I gave it a 9(I would've usually given it an 8, relative to other movies. Still...i try to see anything with a 6.5 rating or above... just so you understand that this is still a high mark)to balance out all of the people who, for whatever reason/s, didn't seem to enjoy it as much as i did... btw people. if you have trouble accepting the premise of this movie then i advise you to read howard zinn's 'a people's history of the u.s.' good night and good luck.


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