EMMY 2020 NOMINEE

I Know This Much Is True

6-Episode Limited Series | TV-MA

Based on the bestselling novel by Wally Lamb, written and directed by Derek Cianfrance, and starring Mark Ruffalo, this limited series follows Dominick Birdsey as he struggles to care for his twin brother, Thomas, while discovering the truth about his own family history.

PLAYLIST 11 VIDEOS

Go Behind the Scenes

The actors and director discuss bringing an ensemble of unique and compelling characters to life.

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Watch NowMark Ruffalo in Character: Thomas Birdsey
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Watch NowMark Ruffalo in Character: Dominick Birdsey
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Watch NowRosie O'Donnell in Character: Lisa Sheffer
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Watch NowArchie Panjabi in Character: Dr. Patel
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Watch NowImogen Poots in Character: Joy Hanks
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Watch NowJuliette Lewis in Character: Nedra Frank
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Watch NowKathryn Hahn in Character: Dessa Constantine
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Watch NowJohn Procaccino in Character: Ray Birdsey
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Watch NowRob Huebel in Character: Leo
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Watch NowMichael Greyeyes in Character: Ralph Drinkwater
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Watch NowAisling Franciosi & Phil Ettinger in Character: Dessa, Dom & Thomas
Listen on Spotify

Follow the official I Know This Much Is True playlist to stream all the songs featured in the series.

I Know this Much is True
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The Heart of the Story

Mark Ruffalo and Derek Cianfrance share what the series is about at its core.

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On Location: Poughkeepsie

The cast and crew reflect on how the shooting in upstate New York influenced the series.

I Know This Much is True Final Reflections
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Final Reflections

A look back as the actors and director share behind the scenes stories, thoughts and feelings on making the show as a whole.

From the Director

I Know This Much is True Season 1 Episode 1
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Episode 1 Featuring Director’s Commentary

Derek Cianfrance offers his own thoughts on the first episode of the series. Check out the full episode for free now.

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A Director’s Approach

“It's all high drama in small, ordinary events.” Director, writer and executive producer Derek Cianfrance shares his mission for the series.

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Behind the Shot

Rewatch pivotal moments in the series with notations provided by Cianfrance.

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