True Story parents guide

True Story

Can one liar help another, when the reputations of both are at stake?

Release date April 17, 2015

Shortly after Michael Finkel (Jonah Hill) was dismissed from his journalism job, he discovered Christian Longo (James Franco), a suspected murder, had been using his identity to evade authorities. A curious Finkel then contacted Longo, hoping to uncover his true story and redeem their lost reputations.

Why is True Story rated R? The MPAA rated True Story R for language and some disturbing material.

True Story
Rating & Content Info

Please Note: We have not viewed this movie. The information below is a summary based on data gathered from government and industry sponsored film classification agencies in various global regions.

Why is True Story rated R? True Story is rated R by the MPAA for language and some disturbing material.

This additional information about the movie's content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:

- Brief non-explicit violence.
- Scenes containing some grotesque images.
- Several scenes depicting violent forensic images.
- Occasional upsetting or disturbing scenes that may have an adverse psychological impact.
- Infrequent, detailed references to violence, some involving children.

Sexual Content:
- Scene of nudity, depicting breasts, in a non-sexual context.

Approximately 13 instances of coarse language including:
- Infrequent use of the sexual expletive and variations in a non-sexual context.
- Infrequent use of scatological slang.

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True Story
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Violence.
Alberta 14A
Manitoba 14A Not Recommended For Children, Disturbing Content, Language May Offend.
Ontario 14A Coarse Language, Disturbing Content.
Quebec 13+
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video 14A

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Cast and Crew

True Story is directed by Rupert Goold and stars James Franco, Jonah Hill, Felicity Jones .

From the Studio:
When disgraced New York Times reporter Michael Finkel (Jonah Hill) meets accused killer Christian Longo (James Franco) - who has taken on Finkel's identity - his investigation morphs into an unforgettable game of cat-and-mouse. Based on actual events, Finkel's relentless pursuit of Longo's true story encompasses murder, love, deceit and redemption. © Fox

More About the Movie:
Learn more about the real Christian Longo. This movie is based on the book True Story: Murder, Memoir, Mea Culpa by Michael Finkel.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of True Story movie is August 4, 2015. Here are some details…

True Story releases to home video (Blu-ray/Digital HD) on August 4, 2015.

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