26 February 2013 12:00 AM, PST | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

In the last year and a half, there have been three fairly remarkable films centered around cults, both religious and not: Paul Thomas Anderson.s The Master, Zal Batmanglij.s Sound of My Voice, and Sean Durkin.s Martha Marcy May Marlene. While each of these films presented its subject matter from a unique perspective, each also remained clouded in ambiguity, leaving the final judgment up to the viewers who spent the entire movie calling bullshit anytime one of the cult leaders would speak. Where is the justice? Judging from the first trailer for Mitchell Altieri.s Holy Ghost People, courtesy of Deadline, justice might be settled up somewhere in the Appalachian mountain region. In the film, Emma Greenwell (True BloodShameless) hires a scruffy ex-Marine played by Brendan McCarthy (True Blood, Justified) to help her find her sister Liz (Buffy Charlet) who may have been kidnapped by a snake-handling church »

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