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Twist of Faith (2004)

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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 ...
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Tony Comes ...
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Robert Donnelly ...
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Catherine Hoolahan ...
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Mike Sallah ...
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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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The powerful intimacy of truth
4 July 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Brilliant film! My wife and I watched it and were riveted. What a powerful subject and innovative use of "chain camera." The level of intimacy with the main subjects in the documentary is astonishing. In this case, the camera doesn't lie. Thanks to the filmmakers' original approach, we as viewers are lucky to observe this attractive, level-headed family with this degree of emotional depth. You can't help but like these people.

Insight like this is helping to make the world a better place. Front page in the 6/ 30/05 L.A. Times just announced a $45.6 million settlement by the Catholic church here in California. We think this film deserves a big credit. Bravo.


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