6.4/10
386
5 user 1 critic

The Ultimate Sin (2007)

In God's Country (original title)
TV-PG | | Drama | TV Movie 11 June 2007
In God's Country is a modern day story of slavery. Young women ignored by the police and protected by "freedom of religion" are trapped in polygamous communities scattered throughout North ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(story), (story) | 1 more credit »
Reviews
1 win & 8 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Escape from Polygamy (TV Movie 2013)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Ryder and Julina have just fallen madly in love. But this passionate romance is forbidden--it goes against the laws of their polygamous community. Things only get more complicated when ... See full summary »

Director: Rachel Goldenberg
Stars: Haley Lu Richardson, Mary McCormack, Sam Hennings
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A successful lawyer finds herself in rehab where she befriends a couple of oddballs who help her crack an important case.

Director: John L'Ecuyer
Stars: Kelly Rowan, Rupert Graves, Vincent Walsh
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

The true story of a Fundamentalist Mormon leader who spent more than a year on the FBI's "10 Most Wanted List" for unlawful flight on charges related to his alleged arrangement of illegal marriages involving underage girls.

Director: Gabriel Range
Stars: Tony Goldwyn, Molly Parker, Joey King
The 19th Wife (TV Movie 2010)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Fundamentalist sect member BeckyLyn is accused of killing her husband. Queenie, another wife in the polygamist sect, doesn't believe BeckyLyn is capable of such violence and desperate to ... See full summary »

Director: Rod Holcomb
Stars: Chyler Leigh, Matt Czuchry, Alexia Fast
Plain Truth (TV Movie 2004)
Drama | Crime | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

An unmarried 18 year-old Amish girl is charged with the murder of her infant child.

Director: Paul Shapiro
Stars: Mariska Hargitay, Alison Pill, Jan Niklas
Night of Terror (TV Movie 2006)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

A bonding family weekend turns sinister in a storm.

Director: William Tannen
Stars: Mitzi Kapture, Nick Mancuso, Rick Roberts
Runaway (TV Series 2006)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

The Raders look like a normal middle-class American family, with a dad, Paul Rader, his lovely wife Lily, teenagers Henry and Hannah and 8-year-old Tommy. Those are their real names, but as... See full summary »

Stars: Donnie Wahlberg, Dustin Milligan, Nathan Gamble
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Adobea, Buki and Theresa are three women from different walks of life bound together by a similar pain; the loss of a child. In a destined meeting in a small village in Kroboland, the women... See full summary »

Director: Leila Djansi
Stars: Kimberly Elise, Ama K. Abebrese, Kofi Adjorlolo
God's Country (TV Movie 1985)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Original footage of the prosperous farming community of Glencoe Minnesota, 60 miles west of Minneapolis, was filmed in 1979 for a PBS documentary. But for the next six years Malle was too ... See full summary »

Director: Louis Malle
Stars: Louis Malle
Rufus (2012)
Drama | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Rufus is a shy and lonely boy determined to make a new start. Sure he has some quirks. So what if he likes the taste of blood? It's not like he's addicted. When a cunning vampire hunter ... See full summary »

Director: Dave Schultz
Stars: Rory J. Saper, Christina Jastrzembska, Tom Carey
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A father separates his son from his twin sister at birth to prevent him and the mother from knowing she was born with Down syndrome. Based on the novel by Kim Edwards.

Director: Mick Jackson
Stars: Emily Watson, Dermot Mulroney, Hugh Thompson
Ties That Bind (TV Movie 2006)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

A young married couple find their relationship and their lives threatened after a beautiful and dangerous seductress moves into their pool house.

Director: Terry Ingram
Stars: Nicole de Boer, Brian Krause, Sonya Salomaa
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Judith Leavitt
...
Josiah Leavitt
...
Charlotte
...
Alice
Stephen Suckling ...
Mark
Kate Mackenzie ...
Kate
Tyler Stevenson ...
Michael
...
Jamie
Marc Strange ...
The Prophet
...
Officer Wayne
...
Louise
Catherine Disher ...
Eileen
Melody A. Johnson ...
Pearl
...
Thomas
...
Nephi
Edit

Storyline

In God's Country is a modern day story of slavery. Young women ignored by the police and protected by "freedom of religion" are trapped in polygamous communities scattered throughout North America. Judith Joseph is one of them. Despite being raised under the watchful eyes of "God's Keepers" and knowing no other life, Judith realises she cannot watch her sixteen year old daughter succumb to the same fate she was born into. Desperate, with no other resources and no connections, Judith sets her house on fire and escapes with her five children. Alone, on the "outside", Judith is ill equipped to handle the challenges facing her, but she's determined to build a life. As she struggles to feed her family, Judith's daughter naively runs back to the community they've just escaped. Judith knows that if she doesn't intervene her own daughter will end up married to her former husband. Even knowing she is no match for the powerful men who call themselves prophets, Judith refuses to turn her back on... Written by Shaftesbury

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

TV-PG
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

11 June 2007 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Au nom de ma fille  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

Judith Leavitt: You're not a god, Josiah! You can't control these women and children. You don't own our children and you don't own me!
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

A fearful world
30 March 2014 | by (Boston, MA) – See all my reviews

Poncho1989, you're correct that this is based on a true story, but the person who told this story was not Warren Jeff's wife, but the wife of his chief aide - now also in prison.

This movie shows the the ambivalence of the people living in this sect, told from birth that Polygamy is G-d's will, wanting to live according to that, but also having human needs and desires. I have known many of these women, those who have fled the sect, and love many of them as my sisters. This movie correctly portrays the world of polygamy and its disastrous effect on women and children, who are treated as property. It also turns woman against woman in an attempt to have what limited power they can.

This movie isn't great art. The writing is just okay, but the characters are portrayed well and the plot is based on reality, which is sometimes more frightening than fiction. If you want to understand the world that Warren Jeffs continues to control from his prison cell, watch this movie.


1 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
A Little Offensive jlhprof
Air Date?? moviegirl333
how true? ahmsnfrtr
Police Officer? alex_123
whata cute kid .... vincapp16
I was wondering cutiepie8004
Discuss The Ultimate Sin (2007) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?