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R| 1 hr. 30 min.

Plot Summary
An ex-convict (Robert Burke) works for a Long Island garage owner (Christopher Cooke) who has a restless daughter (Adrienne Shelly) bound for Harvard.

Cast: Adrienne Shelly , Robert Burke , Christopher Cooke , Julia McNeal , Gary Sauer , Mark Bailey , Katherine Mayfield ,

Director: Hal Hartley

Genres: Comedy drama

Distributor: Miramax Films

The Unbelievable Truth (1989)

Release Date: September 8th, 1989|1 hr. 30 min.

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  • 88
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Hartley's debut deserves heralding; he combines a rigorous social conscience with the exuberance of fresh comic thinking. show more

  • 88
    TV Guide

    The Unbelievable Truth captivates with its committedly off-center vision of suburban angst. show more

  • 75
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    What makes the film fun is the deadpan, tongue-in-cheek humor that undermines the seemingly sincere dramatic scenes. show more

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