Cate Blanchett Drama ‘Truth’ to Open Hamptons Film Festival

  • The film, which stars Robert Redford, Cate Blanchett, Topher Grace and Elisabeth Moss, will screen Oct. 8 in
  • East Hampton.
  • The Narrative and Documentary Competition Awards are selected by a prestigious group of industry professionals. Written and directed by James Vanderbilt, the film centers on a news scandal involving anchor Dan Rather. Based on a true story, Truth centers on news anchor Dan Rather (Redford) during his final days at CBS News when he broadcast a report about how President George W. Bush relied on privilege and family connections to avoid fighting in the Vietnam War.

    • The Hamptons International Film Festival has tapped James Vanderbilt’s Truth as its opening night film.
    • The film, which stars Robert Redford, Cate Blanchett, Topher Grace and Elisabeth Moss, will screen Oct. 8 in East Hampton.
    • Winner of the top prize at the Cannes Directors Fortnight, the film intimately captures the thirst for knowledge and the ravages of colonialism that have destroyed the harmony and balance at the heart of the indigenous way of life.

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