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Unspeakable Acts (1990)

Not Rated | | Biography, Drama | TV Movie 15 January 1990
This is the story of child psychologists Dr Laurie and Joseph Braga and their involvement in one of the worst child sex abuse scandals in USA.

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Laurie Braga
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Joseph Braga
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Tom Herschell
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Neil Harrison
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Jeff Samek
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Richard Maxwell
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Jackie Harrison
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Dan Casey
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Maggie Rivera
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Shari Herschell
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Susan Maxwell
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Tony Rivera
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Frank Fuster
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John Hogan
Laura Owens ...
Jeannie Pierson
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Horrendous acts of sexual abuse were discovered at Miami's Country Walk Day Care Center in 1984. The ensuing investigations required unprecedented work and a pair of University of Miami psychologists were called upon for assistance. This case paved the way for a successful legislation in the protection of children during court proceedings and mandatory finger printing of adults who work with young children. Written by mahajanssen

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They were called to make a wrong right. They took it up.

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one of the best lifetime movies i've seen
9 November 2003 | by (phoenix, arizona) – See all my reviews

This was one of the best lifetime movies I've ever seen. It was kind of tough to watch, though. I was really impressed with the acting of the kids. I wondered if they understood what they were talking about. At the end of the movie they had a were they are now thing, so I'm guessing it was a true story, which makes it extremely disturbing.


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