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Deceived by Trust: A Moment of Truth Movie (1995)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  23 October 1995 (USA)
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When a student confides to her guidance counsellor that the high school principal has been sexually harassing her, the guidance counsellor attempts to have the principal fired. The student ... See full summary »

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When a student confides to her guidance counsellor that the high school principal has been sexually harassing her, the guidance counsellor attempts to have the principal fired. The student recants her story and transfers to another school. Just when everything seems to be lost, the counsellor discovers the principal has a history of such activity. Can she prove the principals guilt before he does it again? Written by Gilbert Blankenship <blankgm@cris.com>

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Good story about abuse of power...
3 August 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Michael Gross is believable as the principal who sexually abuses students, and feels he is entitled to get away with this behaviour.

Stepfanie Kramer is the teacher who fights the apathetic system, with social workers who refuse to take on members of the community with power. There is also an early role with a young Molly Parker as another of Gross' victims.

While there are many clichés (the one abused student, working in a strip bar); the basic story is interesting, and Gross does very well as a menacing figure, abusing his power. This was also based on a true story, so it is all the more relevant. 7/10


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