WHO’S IN IT?
Cate Blanchett (Carol), Robert Redford (Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid), Topher Grace (Valentine’s Day), Dennis Quaid (Far From Heaven), Elisabeth Moss (Mad Men), Bruce Greenwood (The Place Beyond The Pines), David Lyons (Safe Haven), John Benjamin Hickey (Pitch Perfect), Stacy Keach (Nebraska)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
James Vanderbilt (film debut), director, writer, producer; Brad Fischer (Shutter Island), Doug Mankoff (The Ward), Brett Ratner (Horrible Bosses), William Sherak (Bangkok Dangerous) and Andrew Spaulding (The Jonses), producers; Brian Tyler (Fast & Furious 7), composer; Mandy Walker (Australia), cinematographer; Richard Francis-Bruce (The Green Mile), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Mary Mapes (Blanchett), the producer of the hit CBS informative show 60 Minutes with host Dan Rather (Redford), decides to air a report leading up to the 2004 presidential election that investigated then-President George W. Bush’s questionable military history, where he supposedly used his father’s political influence to avoid being drafted to Vietnam. However, after the report airs, Mapes and Rather face several accusations of inaccuracy, leading to the loss of their jobs and reputations…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Truth is a political drama about integrity in investigative media, primarily focusing on what became known as “Rathergate”, and using an all-star cast of veterans to tell it properly.