Thinking Pulitzer Prize and hoping to bring down a President, D.C. political columnist Rachel Armstrong writes that the President ignored the findings of a covert CIA operative when ordering air strikes against Venezuela. Rachel names the agent, Erica Van Doren, a woman whose young daughter is in Rachel’s son’s class at school. The government moves quickly to force Rachel to name her source. She’s jailed for contempt when she refuses. She won’t change her mind, and the days add up. Chaos descends on Van Doren’s life as well. First Amendment versus national security, marriage and motherhood versus separation. What’s the value of a principle? —IMDb
Armed with two strong female performances and a good premise, this film could have been a real winner. The film's main flaw is that it presents a grey issue (national security vs. freedom of the press), with both sides striped to their single, basic arguments, and then picks one side as indisputable. Polictical movies like this leave me longing for another "The Battle of Algiers."
Nothing But The Truth adalah sebuah film drama arahan sutradara Rod Lurie. Lurie, yang juga berperan sebagai seorang penulis naskah di film ini, mengaku terinspirasi dari kisah nyata jurnalis The New… read review