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A man confronts the trauma of past sexual abuse as a boy by a Catholic priest only to find his decision shatters his relationships with his family, community and faith.

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Jeff Anderson ...
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Barbara Blaine ...
Herself - SNAP President
David Clohessy ...
Himself - SNAP Executive Director
Sandy Comes ...
Herself
Tony Comes ...
Himself
Wendy Comes ...
Herself
Robert Donnelly ...
Auxillary Bishop of Toledo
Dennis Gray ...
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Catherine Hoolahan ...
Herself - Tony's Attorney
Dennis O'Loughlin ...
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Mike Sallah ...
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Jon Schoonmaker ...
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John Shiffler ...
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Matthew Simon ...
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Stephen Stanbery ...
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A man confronts the trauma of past sexual abuse as a boy by a Catholic priest only to find his decision shatters his relationships with his family, community and faith.

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an excellent taut documentary
8 November 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This was an exceptional movie that gets into the heart of the entire abuse crisis. Abuse of any kind demoralizes the victim and makes "getting out" extremely difficult. Abuse by an authority figure, relative or priest is just that much more difficult. This movie authenticates the dehumanizing aspect of abuse and the terrible denial that only serves to demean the victim further. The main character, Tony Comes,does a good job of tracing his history and the circumstances that preceded the abuse. The unfolding helps the viewer to understand what the abuse has meant not only to him, his parents, wife and family but also his friends and drinking buddies. They aren't sure of its effects. It is easy to see just how hard it would be to come forward about the abuse. The church's various responses is criminal and at the heart of the story. The very source of comfort is in effect the source of the abuse and the continuing of the abuse.


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