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Orientation: A Scientology Information Film (1996)

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An introduction and overview to Scientology.

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Norman Starkey ...
Himself (Hubbard Estate Trustee)
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An introduction and overview to Scientology.

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Welcome to the new world of Scientology See more »

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None of the cast, crew, or participants are credited or identified by name except for L. Ron Hubbard, Norman Starkey, and the production company, Golden Era. See more »

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Isaac Hayes: [identified only as "Entertainer"] Since I've been in Scientology, I am *happier* than I can ever remember. And the successes, they just keep happening.
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"Persons appearing in this video are thanked for their contribution which was solely in the form of acting and not as technical nor editorial assistance." (No one is credited or identified by name except for L. Ron Hubbard, Norman Starkey, and the production company.) See more »

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References Waterworld (1995) See more »

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This movie is essentially a sales pitch for Scientology
5 July 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Orientation is designed with only one thing in mind...making the viewer want to do Scientology services. It presents conditions in Scientology organizations that, while in theory are very nice and uplifting, differ greatly from the actual tone and atmosphere of a Scientology church. It is is formatted in a manner that attempts alter the viewers perceptions of their own lives in such a way that they will feel that the trouble spots of their lives can only be handled via Scientology. If you have ever seen an Army recruitment video and thought to yourself, "Geez...could that possibly be more heavy-handed and over-dramatic" then you will probably get the same impression of "Orientation"...a slick-looking commercial without an ounce of soul.


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