• The Trouble With the Truth (2011)

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Release Date: September 14th, 2012

DVD Release Date: June 3rd, 2014

R|1 hr 36 min

Plot Summary
After their daughter announces her engagement, two former spouses (Lea Thompson, John Shea) have a reunion dinner and discover that a sexual spark still smolders between them.

Cast: Lea Thompson, John Shea, Danielle Harris, Keri Lynn Pratt, Rainy Kerwin, Ira Heiden

Director: Jim Hemphill

Genres: Drama

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  • Thompson and Shea both dig into their intelligent, flawed characters with zeal. show more

  • There isn't a false note in either the dialogue or the performances. The characters as written and played have such intricate backstories, such complicated mixtures of motive, that their evening grows uniquely, movingly suspenseful. show more

  • Part of the greatness of this film is that it not only avoids any simple answers, but it also takes us into the awkward contradictions and internal dishonesties that help us look at the mirror each day. show more

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