Tru Confessions

Synopsis: Trudy 'Tru' Walker thought she had the worst life ever and having a father who was always working, a mother who never took her side, and a mentally challenged brother didn't help. But when Tru gets a chance to follow her dream and star in a TV Show, she finds out what it really means to be a family.
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Director(s): Paul Hoen
Production: Chanticleer Films
  1 win.
 
IMDB:
7.7
TV-G
Year:
2002
112 min
101 Views


Girl:
Isn't It Funny

How People On Tv

Lead The Most

Amazingly Perfect Lives?

Lucky Them, Huh?

Anyway, That's Me With

My Twin Brother, Eddie.

Can You Tell I'm Obsessively

Attached To My Camera?

My Dad Says If I Could've,

I Probably Would've

Filmed My Own Birth.

And My Friends?

They Love

Being In My Movies.

Come On, Just

Jump Up There And Do It.

You Do It.

[Groans]

Denisey?

No.

Don't You Think

We're Getting

A Little Too Old For This?

Come On.

You Two Would

Make The Perfect

Tragic Romantic Couple.

Jakey.

I'm King

Of The World.

[Laughs]

Cut. Great.

I'm Not

Doing It Again.

Why Not?

'Cause We're

In High School Now,

And I Have A Reputation

To Protect.

Since When?

In Case

You Haven't Noticed,

Tru Won't Be Happy

Until She Turns

Her Entire Life

Into A Sitcom.

And Here's Another Thing:

On Tv, No Matter

How Gigantic Your Problems Are,

By The Final Commercial,

Everything's Wrapped Up.

Everybody's Happy.

Who Wouldn't

Want To Live Like That?

Yeah, But Talk About

Totally Predictable And Boring.

Hey, Reality's Harsh.

I Would Much Rather

Live Inside The Tube.

[Chatter]

[Screams]

[Giggling]

Paparazzi!

Paparazzi, Tru!

Stop It Now, Eddie.

You're Gonna--

Paparazzi!

Paparazzi!

Paparazzi!

Give Me The Camera.

You Are Not A Paparazzi.

Paparazzi!

Stop It! Eddie!

Hey, Hey, Hey,

Stop It! Stop!

Knock It Off!

What Is Going On Here?

He Came

Jumping Out At Us,

Shooting This Thing

Off In Our Faces.

Uh, Maybe We Ought

To Take Off.

No. Come On. You Guys

Don't Have To Go.

Denise:
No, It's Ok.

I'll Call You

Tomorrow.

[Sighs]

Ugh!

Mmm.

Mmm.

[Sighs]

Proud Of Yourself?

I'm Sure He Didn't

Mean Any Harm, Tru.

That's What

You Always Say.

I Only Wanted

To Be Funny.

Well, You Weren't, Ok?

I Mean, I've Got,

Like, Big White Spots In Front Of My Eyes,

And You Chased Away

My Friends, Eddie.

Can You

Say You're Sorry, Honey?

Sorry.

Forgive Me, Tru?

All Right.

Good.

Eddie, How About

You Go And Work

On Your Map Project, Huh?

It's In The Den.

[Clears Throat]

Why Do You

Have To Act Like This?

Me? If I Shot A Flash

Off In His Eyes,

You Would Ground Me

For A Month.

Yeah, Because

You Know Better.

So Does He.

Mom, You Let Him Get

Away With Everything.

Eddie Was

Only Trying To Get Your Attention.

He Feels Left Out

When You're Here

With Your Friends.

So Whatever He Does

Is Just Perfectly Fine,

But I Can't

Do Anything Right?

Is That What I Just Said?

You Don't

Have To Say It.

It's Totally

All Over Your Face.

Tru.

Forget It.

Leave Me Alone.

[Applause]

Tru:
Hi, Mom.

Oh, Honey.

I Don't Think

I've Had A Chance Today

To Tell You How Very

Proud Of You I Am.

Thanks, Mom.

Seriously, Tru,

You're Brilliant,

You're Adorable,

And You Have

The Best Taste In Clothes.

Well, Then, Mom,

I Think You And Dad

Should Increase My Allowance

By $100 A Week.

Sure.

Ok, Here's The Deal.

The More I Wish My Life

Could Be Like A Sitcom...

The More It Turns

Into A Soap Opera.

I Mean, I Can't

Really Even Talk To My Mom

Because Not Only Does She

Totally Not Get Me,

But She's Always So Busy

Dealing With Eddie.

Then There's My Dad.

Do You Know He Actually

Operates On People's Brains?

Eww. That's How Gross?

Ech.

Anyway, He's

Hardly Ever Here,

And Frankly,

Sometimes I Think He

Likes It Better That Way.

Anyway,

Does It Seem

A Little Bit Psycho

That I'm Keeping

This Video Journal?

Not To Me.

In Fact, Here's 101 Reasons

Why I'm Doing It.

Reason One:

When I'm Incredibly Famous

And Have My Own Show,

I'll Put This Journal

Out On Video

So Everybody Can See What

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Janet Tashjian

Janet Tashjian is an American novelist of Armenian origin living in Los Angeles. Her middle grade and young adult fiction is published by Henry Holt and Company. Her novels often incorporate different formats and play with the line between fiction and non-fiction. She is the mother of Jake Tashjian, who provided illustrations for eight of her novels. more…

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