True Story

True Story

Blu-ray Disc - 2015
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After journalist Michael Finkel is fired from The New York Times for embellishing a story, he learns that accused murderer Christian Longo has been claiming to be him. Hoping this story will save his career, Finkel begins interviewing Longo in prison. But soon, the men find themselves in an eerie game of cat and mouse in this psychological drama.
Publisher: Los Angeles, CA :, 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment,, [2015]
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (100 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
digital,optical,DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 (English),Dolby Digital 5.1 (Spanish, French),rda
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firefly5
Jun 25, 2017

Excellent movie. Recommended.

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readyrisa
Apr 14, 2017

Compelling.

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JOSEPH SARDO
Dec 06, 2016

Compelling film, but I was ultimately left unimpressed

neyoscribbles Dec 03, 2016

This movie was unfortunately dull and way too long. However, it is interesting to try to understand the gray area between "truth" and "perceived truth". Especially because this is based on a true story, I can't help but wonder why Finkel decides to continue his relationship with Longo. Also, Longo who is currently awaiting death row is running a publishing company out of prison (I think).

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tenet
Jul 27, 2016

Rated 5/10. An extremely average movie.

Franln May 20, 2016

Compelling story told from the reporter's perspective but it left me wanting to know much more about the murderer's perspective, motive and events surrounding the killings. What happened that he would kill his family? Very disturbing.

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bobbles1
Mar 17, 2016

The library will fix the disc by recoating it, then return it to you, they are excellent....... This movie is a psychological thriller which leaves you guessing, it's great.

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goodforyoujoey
Feb 29, 2016

if a disk is damaged or a person has trouble with their holds, etc., why not go to the library or call them or email them directly? the library personnel don't read the comments on here. in order to remedy such situations, you must get in touch with them!

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smichal
Feb 28, 2016

This disc is broken. It stops at the 53 minute mark due to cracks

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akirakato
Feb 04, 2016

This is a 2015 American mystery thriller directed by Rupert Goold, based on the memoir of the same name by Michael Finkel.
Christian Longo is a man on the FBI's most wanted list for murdering his wife and three children in Oregon.
He hid in Mexico under the identity of Michael Finkel, a journalist working for the New York Times.
The film explores the relationship that develops between the two men after the journalist Finkel begins to meet with Longo in prison.
It is a psychological drama, but it is NOT clear at all from a viewer's point of view whether or not Christian Long is actually telling lies.

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