I Know This Much is True: Season 1

I Know This Much is True: Season 1

I Know This Much is True: Season 1

Mark Ruffalo earned an Emmy for his roles as twin brothers—one is a paranoid schizophrenic, the other trying to get him out of asylum—in this six-part HBO series from Derek Cianfrance (The Place Beyond the Pines), adapted from the best-selling novel by Wally Lamb.

Co-stars Imogen Poots (Green Room), Kathryn Hahn (Transparent), Juliette Lewis (Cape Fear), Emmy winner Archie Panjabi (The Good Wife) and Academy Award winner Melissa Leo (The Fighter).

Outstanding Lead Actor (Ruffalo), Emmys 2020
2020USAHBO
Drama
Creator:
Derek Cianfrance ('Blue Valentine', 'The Place Beyond the Pines', 'The Light Between Oceans')
Cast:
Mark RuffaloMelissa LeoRosie O'DonnellArchie PanjabiImogen PootsKathryn HahnJuliette LewisJohn Procaccino

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Reviews & comments

CNN

CNN

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Dominick is an imperfect guide, but "I Know This Much is True" derives its strength from his painful road to forgiveness, even if that means facing hard truths.

IndieWire

IndieWire

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Like the fairy ride itself, “I Know This Much Is True” isn’t a journey everyone can take.

Variety

Variety

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There are elements to recommend “I Know This Much Is True”: Down the line, the supporting performances are shot through with soulfulness and a sort of stern determination that is a comfort.

Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

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Tremendous performances are your reward for sitting through six hours of tragic wallowing.

A.V. Club

A.V. Club

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There are some payoffs, however, to sticking with the miniseries throughout that go beyond the big reveal of the mystery father. Against all odds, it ends on a more heartfelt and hopeful note than the preceding six hours would lead you to believe.

Time Magazine

Time Magazine

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While A-list actors’ portrayals of mentally ill characters reliably attract awards attention, it is as Dominick that Ruffalo does some of his best work. Commanding as it is, his performance is also generous.

TV Guide

TV Guide

press

The plot of I Know This Much Is True would need merciless trimming to fit to feature length. As a movie, it might also play as a merciless assault of misery. Here in HBO's six-episode miniseries, the misery has room to breathe.

CNN

CNN

press

Dominick is an imperfect guide, but "I Know This Much is True" derives its strength from his painful road to forgiveness, even if that means facing hard truths.

IndieWire

IndieWire

press

Like the fairy ride itself, “I Know This Much Is True” isn’t a journey everyone can take.

Variety

Variety

press

There are elements to recommend “I Know This Much Is True”: Down the line, the supporting performances are shot through with soulfulness and a sort of stern determination that is a comfort.

Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

Tremendous performances are your reward for sitting through six hours of tragic wallowing.

A.V. Club

A.V. Club

press

There are some payoffs, however, to sticking with the miniseries throughout that go beyond the big reveal of the mystery father. Against all odds, it ends on a more heartfelt and hopeful note than the preceding six hours would lead you to believe.

Time Magazine

Time Magazine

press

While A-list actors’ portrayals of mentally ill characters reliably attract awards attention, it is as Dominick that Ruffalo does some of his best work. Commanding as it is, his performance is also generous.

TV Guide

TV Guide

press

The plot of I Know This Much Is True would need merciless trimming to fit to feature length. As a movie, it might also play as a merciless assault of misery. Here in HBO's six-episode miniseries, the misery has room to breathe.