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The Boys of St. Vincent (1992)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama  |  6 December 1992 (Canada)
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This movie is based on actual events, but it says it is not all about one specific incident. It documents St. Vincent's Orphanage in Canada, where many of the boys suffer physical, emotional, and sexual abuse at the hands of the brothers who run the facility. When the stories are surfaced and a police investigation is begun, religious and political groups work to silence the story to keep it from reaching the public. Written by mike407

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6 December 1992 (Canada)  »

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Chlopcy od swietego Wincentego  »

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$204,540 (USA)
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[after Kevin repeatedly tells Lavin he is not his mother, Lavin throws him up against a wall hard]
Peter Lavin: If you choose to behave like the other boys, then you will be punished like the other boys!
[beats him with a belt buckle]
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9 out of 10
18 June 2000 | by (Cologne, Germany) – See all my reviews

One of the best TV productions ever made, a brilliant, highly sensitive, absorbing, deeply disturbing, excellently directed and superbly acted drama with a outstanding turn by Henry Czerny in the lead. A modern classic, falls short of masterpiece.


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