TRUTH (15)*

Date Time
Sun 17th April 7.45pm
Thurs 21st April 7.45pm

Dir: James Vanderbilt | USA | 2015 | 125 mins
Cast: Cate Blanchett, Robert Redford, Dennis Quaid, Elisabeth Moss, Topher Grace

Oscar winner Cate Blanchett (Blue Jasmine, Carol) is typically brilliant in James Vanderbilt’s (screenwriter of Zodiac) tense, fiercely intelligent newsroom thriller, telling the true story of a journalistic scandal in the run-up to the 2004 presidential election. When veteran newscaster Dan Rather (played by Robert Redford) and CBS News head Mary Mapes (Blanchett) choose to air a 60 Minutes segment exposing how President Bush avoided the Vietnam draft via his father’s political advantages, the resulting national fallout costs them their jobs and reputations.

“Cate Blanchett is on the form of her life” **** Tim Robey, Telegraph

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