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Tru Loved (2008)

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Recently relocated from San Francisco to conservative suburbia by her lesbian mothers, Tru struggles like all teens to fit in and find love, but her quest is complicated by sexual politics,... See full summary »

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Stewart Wade

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Stewart Wade
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Najarra Townsend ... Tru
Jake Abel ... Trevor
Matthew Thompson ... Lodell
Alexandra Paul ... Leslie
Cynda Williams ... Lisa
Alec Mapa ... Mr. Bushnell
Bruce Vilanch ... Uncle Daniel
Nichelle Nichols ... Grandmother
Jasmine Guy ... Cynthia
Jane Lynch ... Ms. Maple
Elaine Hendrix ... Mrs. Muller
Tye Olson Tye Olson ... Walter
Joseph Julian Soria ... Manuel
Tony Brown Tony Brown ... Principal Velasquez
Vernon Wells ... Coach Wesley
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Storyline

Recently relocated from San Francisco to conservative suburbia by her lesbian mothers, Tru struggles like all teens to fit in and find love, but her quest is complicated by sexual politics, closed minds, and closeted friends as she seeks to establish her school's first Gay-Straight Alliance. Written by Antonio Brown

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High School with a Happy Ending See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Rated R for language | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 February 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Истина в любви See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,678, 19 October 2008

Gross USA:

$9,467

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$9,467
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Trivia

Film critic Roger Ebert gave the movie a one-star rating, but admitted that he already walked out after 8 minutes. After receiving heavy criticism for rating a movie without having the courtesy to watch it completely, he went back to see the movie in its entirety, and promised to 'never, ever' do it again. See more »

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Trippin on India
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Performed by Steve Ballard
Courtesy of Stone Lion Music
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I'm with Ebert
15 February 2010 | by kmichaelis-662-970440See all my reviews

I saw this movie with a film class and every one of us thought it was god-awful. The writing is totally flat and the acting is even worse. The characters and situations only become more unbelievable as the movie drones on. So both of this girl's parents are gay? And her fake boyfriend is gay? And her real boyfriend's uncle/dad is gay? Are we really supposed to just swallow that? Come on. This movie could almost be funny in a campy way if it didn't take itself so seriously. I'm not criticizing its message--I happen to completely agree with it--I just don't appreciate being bashed over the head with it. This movie has all the subtlety and nuance of a tidal wave. A lisping, rainbow-colored, Madonna-singing tidal wave.


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