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Shattered Trust: The Shari Karney Story (1993)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  27 September 1993 (USA)
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An attorney, upon handling an incest case, learns that she was an incest victim by her father from the age of five months to five years. Through therapy, she arranges to confront her father... See full summary »

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Shari Karney
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Stephanie Chadford
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Vivian Karney
Dick Latessa ...
Jack Karney
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Rose Beckman
Stewart Bick ...
Mark
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Joan Delvecchio
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Judge Norton
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Linda Karney
Geoffrey Bowes
Jed Dixon
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Kelly
Kirsten Kieferle ...
Darlene Holland
Michael Rhoades ...
Darrell Holland
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An attorney, upon handling an incest case, learns that she was an incest victim by her father from the age of five months to five years. Through therapy, she arranges to confront her father and her mother (for physical and emotional abuse in her teens) and gets nowhere. She is further frustrated when she takes on another incest case, only to have the judge throw it back in her face after the child's testimony of what was being done to her is disbelieved and the abuser apparently doesn't fit the "profile" of one who would commit incest. Her anger mounts upon learning that the little girl of the first incest case she was handling ends up with severe emotional damage because of the judge's refusal to stop the father's visitation, after medical evidence of the incest was presented in court (with graphic descriptions of what took place). Upon learning this news and exploding at the injustice of the system that seems to protect the abusers instead of the victims, she embarks on a crusade ... Written by Anonymous

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21 April 2003 | by See all my reviews

This movie takes the point of view that all recovered memories of sexual abuse are factual. In fact recovered memories, particularly ones recovered via hypnosis, are extremely prone to error and suggestion. And it is also a fact that therapists often encourage patients to remember sexual abuse even if the patient denies any abuse happened. This movie is more sexual abuse paranoia in the McMartin Day Care case vein and obviously slanted toward the opinion that sexual abuse is as common as blowing one's nose. No evidence that the main character was ever molested is ever offered except for some vague and unclear "memories" of her father. No corroboration of other family members is offered, but the fact that her sister did not agree with her is dismissed as denial on her part. It is possible that the story occurred in the way shown, but lack of correlating evidence or opposing POVs make the film a propaganda piece.


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