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accurately representing what is depicted or described

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It accomplished these goals by linking the new feature 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea to the familiar documentary genre of True-Life Adventures, suggesting that the satisfying content of that series also informed the feature film.
Film4 has teamed up again with Slumdog Millionaire director Danny Boyle on his new film, 127 Hours, based on the true-life ordeal of mountaineer Aron Ralston, the trapped climber who amputated his own arm.
A Boy at the Four Corners: Looking into Small-Town America in its Prime is the true-life memoir of author Bernard Ryan, Jr., evoking vivid images of four "downtown" village business blocks in the 1920's and 30's.
Using Tommy Weber and Susan Coriat as an example, the 60s and sentiments come to life in a solid true-life story of social change at its fastest pace.
Lucy Cohu won the best actress honours for true-life drama Forgiven.
Professional golfer Jim Hiskey and psychiatrist Paul Meier combine their life experience in Winning is a Choice: How the Champions Do It, and How We Can Too, an inspirational true-life compilation of what it truly takes to succeed and overcome obstacles.
The Way It Was Growing Up In Wartime Holland is the true-life story of author Sid Baron's adolescence in Holland during the Second World War.
His adventures are captured in a visual biography that includes many photos from his expeditions and early life, making this a fine recommendation for general-interest libraries specializing in Irish biography as well as true-life stories of exploration and adventure.
From Slave to Superstar of the Wild West: The Awesome Story of Jim Beckwourth is the incredible true-life story of a biracial ex-slave turned American mountain man who lived over 200 years ago.
Now Darren has published his first book on what he has discovered around the region, Ghost Hunter, True-Life Encounters From the North East.
"By telling the true-life stories of Chuck Bednarik, Art Donovan, A1 DeMao, Eddie LeBaron, Roger Staubach, Rocky Bleier and Pat Tillman, we are telling the stories of all our nation's veterans," he said.
This docudrama tells a stunning true-life story of survival in a merciless environment when a mountaineer breaks his leg while climbing a peak in the Andes.
McMurdo-Wallis has done justice to this material by reading enthusiastically in the beginning and then losing vim and vigor as Ehrenreich in this series of true-life essays, suffers from lack of sleep, stress from lack of safe or clean housing, and the unending struggle to feed, clothe, and support herself.
Of the 36 Quebec features eligible for Les Prix Jutra (the Quebec film awards) Denise Filiatrault's true-life portrait Ma vie en cinemascope and Jean Beaudin's Nouvelle-France were 2004's most highly anticipated releases.
The West Coast premiere of an early Tennessee Williams work, based on true-life harrowing events in a Philadelphia County prison in the late 1930s.