Getty family drama with a different tack

In Trust, Donald Sutherland plays billionaire J. Paul Getty, while Harris Dickinson plays his grandson, John Paul Getty III.
In Trust, Donald Sutherland plays billionaire J. Paul Getty, while Harris Dickinson plays his grandson, John Paul Getty III.PHOTO: FX

Being filthy rich can be a curse - or so the new television drama, Trust, would have you believe.

Directed by film-maker Danny Boyle, it tells the story of American-British billionaire J. Paul Getty (Donald Sutherland), the world's richest person for much of the 1960s - and the mixed blessings his wealth brought to his family, including his grandson, John Paul Getty III (Harris Dickinson).

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 29, 2018, with the headline 'Getty family drama with a different tack'. Print Edition | Subscribe