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Samuel L. Jackson,
Michael Hunter's lovely, beloved 17 year-old son Kyle committed suicide, although he was in therapy for depression. This ruins Michael's marriage, his daughter Shelly moves in with her mother. He stops treating patients in order to write and teach Psychotherapy, until many years later when a student gets him fascinated by the case of Thomas 'Tommy' Caffey. He was about to be released at his 18th birthday from the closed 'boys school' he was placed into after his father, Joseph, was put into jail for beating his adulterous mother to death. Michael feels that Tommy carries a big chip on his shoulder, ignores that Shelly fell for him at first sight, but is mesmerized by Tommy's resemblance (purposefully enhanced) to Kyle. There is also a revealing meeting with Tommy's dad in jail. Written by
MUST SEE...especially if you work with young adults!
This is one of those movies that can really become a therapeutic reality and an unexpected shock. it has been said, the earlier the trauma, the more difficult it is to unpack and deal with. If a shadow has a controlling lock on your life, then it needs to be brought to light. The challenge is going through the pain. Unless you or I have a supportive system, we most likely will never deal with those demons inside. This movie brilliantly shows how sexual sin can leave one highly disturbed and often missed by even those closest to us, namely family. And it is here the message is so powerful. How well do you know the people in your life? How much courage do you have to look at the behavioral signs of those closest to you and ask some very difficult questions? We are quick to say, "I love you?" but very slow to make the effort to look beneath the surface. You can't impart what you don't possess. One of the most powerful films ever made for its subject matter!
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