• Publication date: April 30, 2010

Best Friends, Dark Secrets They must go into the past to secure their futures

Shaded Places is a thriller film (also called The Brutal Truth) about nine former schoolmates who get the shock of their lives when they reunite at a friend's secluded mountain cabin.

Shaded Places is a thriller film (also called The Brutal Truth) about nine former schoolmates who get the shock of their lives when they reunite at a friend's secluded mountain cabin.

The film stars Christina Applegate as Emily, Justin Lazard as T.J., Johnathan Schaech as James, Molly Ringwald as Penelope, Moon Unit Zappa as Alex, Tiffany Zalerno as Zoey, and Leslie Horan as Sara. The film is directed by Cameron Thor.

Nine best friends from high school are reunited ten years later in a remote mountain cabin. The core of their group, Emily, has gathered her distant friends to reveal a stunning secret. No one could have guessed the shocking details that suddenly expose sexual infidelities and their violent past. At the secluded mountain cabin they try to figure out why one of their friends and their hostess would invite them there and commit suicide which prompts them to look into the mysterious and dark past of their 10th friend. Now, only one question remains...can they survive the weekend?

Rated R for strong language, sexuality, a scene of sexual assault and drug content.

Running time: 89 mins