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A Dark Truth (2012)
"The Truth" (original title)

R  |   |  Action, Thriller  |  6 September 2013 (Spain)
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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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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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Action | Thriller

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

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$630 (USA) (4 January 2013)

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$5,750 (USA) (25 January 2013)
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Jack Begosian: It started about 300 years ago in England with the turning of public lands into private property. And it changed the way we think, the way we view time, and land, and water - and even people. It turned them into units. Commodities to be bought and sold, and therefore exploited.
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4 January 2013 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

This is the best picture Damian Lee has ever made! It deals with a very current and important world issue. The gunfire and violence is not for the faint of heart, although crucial to demonstrate one of our many global issues. A very believable connection between Eva Langoria and Forest Whitaker while Lara Daans plays the role of the "cast aside spouse" with grace and poise. Kim Coates never disappoints and Andy Garcia is great eye candy as usual! The unfortunate performance is that of Deborah Kara Unger. She appears zombie-like throughout the whole film and I am not sure what the name of that acting technique was but it did not work. Other than that, this film has its' finger on the pulse of the environmental issues in South America. Anyone who cares about our planet should see this film.


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