Truth Be Told

Synopsis: "Honesty is the key to a successful marriage", advises counselor Annie Morgan. Ironically, the never-married Annie doesn't always follow her own advice. Media mogul Terrance Bishop invites her to come to his New Mexico ranch - with her spouse - to discuss her dream job: hosting a radio advice program. Fearing that being single will ruin her chances, Annie convinces an old college friend to pose as her husband, creating comic results. Her conscience demands the truth be told, but what will be the consequences? Annie learns the real value of her own advice: "The Truth (must) Be Told."
Genre: Comedy
 
IMDB:
5.7
Year:
2011
95 min
5 Views

(UPBEAT MUSIC PLAYING)

5-10.

My name is Annie Morgan.

As a marriage and family counselor,

I don't like seeing relationships fail

and families come apart.

So I work outside the box

to help my clients open up.

- I quit!

- No.

I want couples to understand

that behind every strong relationship

is courage,

and it's always worth the fight.

I think you've reached a new level

of emotional intimacy,

but don't forget

to do your homework, okay?

- You've got to practice to create

new habits. - (TELEPHONE RINGING)

- Good night, Annie.

- Good night.

(ANSWERING MACHINE BEEPS)

DARCY ON PHONE:

Annie, I know you're there.

I have tickets to the Citizens

for a Better Colorado benefit

and it's tonight.

It's a big event and Joe can't come

and I don't want to go alone. Please come.

I haven't seen you in ages.

By the way, I have new baby pictures.

Gotcha!

(WHISTLE BLOWING)

MAN:
Get low, get low, get low.

Let's go. Let's go.

Nice pass, Kenny. Nice.

Wazzy! Go!

Yo!

Yeah! Tom Brady, eat your heart out!

Kenny, stop horsing around and focus!

Come on.

Let's get to work!

We've got Madeira next week!

Go down, Kenny.

Work on those post patterns.

Dad, I need to get home. I have homework.

What's wrong, sweetheart? Huh?

Last night I had another dream about Mom.

MARK:
Zoe!

Zoe! Kenny!

Kenny! Come on. We're going to be late!

KENNY:
I don't want to go.

It's educational.

KENNY:
(LAUGHS)

Exactly! That's why I don't want to go!

Would you go get him

and tell him we have to go? Now.

Touchdown! That's what I'm talking about.

Neanderthal! Turn off the football,

we're going now!

Stop! Stop! Come on!

You're freaking out my brain waves!

We're going.

(KENNY GROANS)

Tuck your shirt in.

Dad, you know how much I hate

these events.

Listen to me, I'm desperate to raise money

for this program.

Having you guys here with me

makes me look good. Now come on.

Dad, how many of these events

have we been to in the past two months?

Six or seven. Why?

And you've struck out all seven?

Your point?

Kenny was with us every time.

Maybe with a family of two,

you'd have more luck.

(KENNY MOCKING)

- Hey, hey, hey, hey. Chill.

- Okay. All right. Okay.

(INDISTINCT)

So, if I can raise $250,000 privately,

the city will provide a matching grant

to make up the difference.

That's a lot of money, Mr. Crane.

Have you read the statistics

on latchkey kids?

They drop out of school,

hang with the wrong crowds,

get into trouble, you name it.

My dad's after-school program

is about helping society.

He's looking at the big picture.

This is my daughter Zoe,

our unofficial spokesperson.

This is my son Kenny.

- The strong, silent type.

- Hi.

All right, well, it looks like I'll be

working for you in a few years.

Yeah. Probably all of us, really, right?

Hey, hey, hey, hey. Don't get lost.

Okay. Nice job.

- Look, I realize it's an

awful lot of money. - It is.

With the economy,

there's just a lot of belt tightening

going on right now, you know?

My son's right, Mr. Crane.

Can our corporation's limited charitable

funds be best spent on your program?

That's the question.

Alexander Bishop.

I remember watching you play

for the Broncos.

It's a pleasure to meet you, Mr. Bishop.

They'll let anybody into this party,

won't they?

Well, the fact that you're here

certainly proves that.

- Hi, Brenda.

- Hello.

Brenda and Kurt Warner.

Alexander Bishop and his son Jake.

- How you doing, Jake?

- Hi.

- It's good to meet you.

- It's a pleasure.

You guys got to watch out for this guy.

He once hit me so hard,

it took me two days to remember

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