'The Truth' review: Hirokazu Kore-eda travels well

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Hirokazu Kore-eda transcends place and language with Paris-set "The Truth," starring Catherine Deneuve, Juliette Binoche and Ethan Hawke.
With his latest film "The Truth," Hirokazu Kore-eda — a master of carefully churning family narratives, last witnessed in the Palme d'Or-winning 2017 movie "Shoplifters" — detours from his well-mined world of Japanese domesticity for a story set in the cloistered elegance of a French movie star's Parisian enclave, and yet it's as if he never left home. In the best way, of course.

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