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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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General Aguila (as Alfredo Alvarez-Calderon)
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Robert Johnson's Assistant
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Cop
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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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A Dark Truth  »

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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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[last lines]
Jack Begosian: [on the air] At the end of the day all we can do is search for the truth, learn from it, and mostly importantly, defend it. So on behalf of myself, and Francisco Francis, I am Jack Begosian. And you're listening to The Truth. Goodnight, and have a good day.
Jack Begosian: [off the air] And myself, I'm going home. And that's a good place to start.
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(some) Can't handle the truth
10 July 2013 | by See all my reviews

The casting of the movie is incredible. Which is always the case when a message is being delivered. It's not too much on the nose here or at least it is incorporated into the story quite good. The actors you know do what they can. Eva Longoria might have the least to do (especially considering her name/weight). It's nice seeing some old familiar faces in a movie, where they try to build character.

There is quite a bit of cliché in this, but you wouldn't/couldn't expect otherwise. Kevin Durand has a great little role in it and he makes his decision, no matter how small or big they are, actually work. Apart from that it's mostly the Andy Garcia show, with some added drama by Kara Unger and Forrest Whitacker. A nice little drama, with a lot of action in it.


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