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Movie review: Lynn Shelton's politically barbed 'Sword of Trust,' starring Marc Maron, takes on Civil War truthers

Weapons are brandished but rarely deployed in Lynn Shelton's "Sword of Trust," a smart, politically barbed comedy about truthiness and consequences. At various points the characters wave handguns, screwdrivers and, yes, the sword of the title, a Civil War relic that carries a dubious but potentially dangerous history. No one really gets hurt - a character's words draw more blood than anything else - but you can feel the hostility in the air, and much of the laughter leaves an

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