THE TRUTH – Review by Brandy McDonnell

The French-language family drama marks the first film written and directed by Hirokazu Kore-eda outside his native Japan. But “The Truth” has such an air of authenticity that it seems like the auteur, who won the 2018 Palme d’Or at France’s Cannes Film Festival for “Shoplifters,” has been making movies in Paris his whole life.

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THE TRUTH – Review by Martha K Baker

This story might have been more promising on paper than it is on film. Certainly, the cast promises more than any of the stars deliver. The director, Hirokazu Kore-eda, became known last year for his film Shoplifters. Those who thought that movie was overblown should not expect much from The Truth.

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THE TRUTH – Review by Martha K Baker

Truth to tell, this story might have been more promising on paper than it ended up on film. Certainly, the cast promises more than any of the stars deliver. The director, Hirokazu Koreeda, became known last year for his film Shoplifters. Those who thought that movie was overblown will not expect much from The Truth.

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