Truth Be Told

TV review by Joyce Slaton, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 15+

Stellar cast meets so-so writing with predictable outcome.

Parents say

age 17+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 1 review

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Community Reviews

age 18+

Great cast

There are a few short sexual scenes, implied rapes, and dealing with emotions and fear of rape in addition to murder, suicide, drug/alcohol abuse, and violence so definitely not for kids. Loved this cast though and the story had us binge watching. *Apple does some self promoting but it’s tasteful.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
age 15+

All over the place

Like other appleTV+ shows the picture quality and shot angles are awesome, but the story starts off painfully slow with a lot of unnecessary detail chaotically sprinkled all over the first three episodes. Usually you see that kind of development in spinoffs and when networks try to squeeze the maximum out of a book making it into two or more tv seasons. By episode three the main characters, including Poppi, look more ambiguous than they should. Lets see how the story develops, who knows maybe the stellar cast is in it for the story not just the money.

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