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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Alfredo Álvarez Calderón ...
General Aguila (as Alfredo Alvarez-Calderon)
Josh Bainbridge ...
Danielle Baker ...
Reporter #2 / Reporter
Tony Green
Sarah Bryant ...
Robert Johnson's Assistant
Baddie #1
Rod Carley ...
Colby Chartrand ...
Baddie #5
Clive Bell
Bruce Swinton
Jorge Contreras ...
Neck Slit Villager
Elias Caamaño Perez ...
Assaulting soldier (as Elias Caamano)


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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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

29 November 2012 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Dark Truth  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$630 (USA) (4 January 2013)


$5,750 (USA) (25 January 2013)

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Esmeraldas in Ecuador is located by the seaside and not in the jungle hills as shown in the movie. See more »


Morgan Swinton: I'll stop them from doing that deal in South America, because you know what they'll do down there...
Jack Begosian: Bleed it dry. It will be like trying to suck an elephant through a straw.
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a great, but predictably underrated film
16 April 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is one of those films that was obviously a labor of love for many of the folks involved. There are some incredible performances, and a great and believable story here. It's the kind of story that deserves to be a cherished bedtime story of the modern age - one of knights in tarnished armor who do what is within their power to resist the relentless pull of greed, selfishness, and fear - and surprisingly live to tell the tale, on a broadcast network no less! One only prays the hope conveyed here is realistic.

I am amazed that reviews of under 10 lines are not accepted. It seems that IMDb has decreed that brevity is not the soul of wit, and only when we drone on and on and on about our particular spin can we be deemed worthy of immortalization in their hallowed database. Thus having achieved immortality, I bid thee, "Adieu".

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