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True Story

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Rupert Goold


James Franco
Jonah Hill
Felicity Jones


2015 Fox Searchlight Pictures

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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.

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Why Is True Story Rated R?

True Story is rated R for language and some disturbing material.

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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 Culpaby Michael Finkel.

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