Watch Now

From $1.99 on Amazon Video

An inside look at former FLDS teens who have become religious refugees in mainstream America.
Reviews
1 nomination. See more awards »
Edit

Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Bruce Barlow ...
Himself
Deloy Bateman ...
Himself
Michelle Benward ...
Herself
Kevin Black ...
Himself
Elizabeth Broadbent ...
Herself
Hilary Broadbent ...
Herself
Jenifer Broadbent ...
Herself
Joe Broadbent ...
Himself
Jorgina Broadbent ...
Herself
Sabrina Broadbent ...
Herself
Suzanne Broadbent ...
Herself
Sam Brower ...
Himself
Megen Cooke ...
Herself
Erin Daniel ...
Herself
Mike Daniel ...
Himself
Edit

Storyline

An inside look at former FLDS teens who have become religious refugees in mainstream America.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

The Story of Polygamy's Exiled Teens

Genres:

Documentary

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and some teen drug use
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

2 June 2011 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

Sam Zitting: In a way, you escape, but in another way you're leavin' everything behind. It's a tough decision, and they make it that way, too.
See more »

Soundtracks

They Want Heaven
Written by Mark Geary
Performed by Mark Geary, Helen James, Ann Scott, Karl Odlum
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A disturbing look at the abusive power of the FLDS
19 June 2011 | by (Lafayette, IN) – See all my reviews

This gripping documentary chronicles two years in the lives of three teenage boys who escape from the Fundamentalist Latter Day Saints compound in Colorado City, AZ known as "The Crick." Warren Jeffs, known as The Prophet, rules over this cult and exerts enormous power over his followers—they are permitted no contact with the outside world, they may read no magazines or books, the boys must work at dangerous jobs from an early age, and the girls must submit to the will of the men, often marrying male relatives who are much older. The cult, which also practices polygamy, is a splinter group of the more mainstream Mormon Church. The boys in this film—Sam, Joe, and Bruce—try to build new lives for themselves. Escaping from The Crick separates them from their families and leaves them with little financial or emotional support. We witness their struggle to find their places in the outside world and to help their family members escape from The Crick as well. This film clearly illustrates the effects of the emotional child abuse that fanatical religion can have on its victims. Although filmed in a relatively objective, documentary style, this movie elicits a strong emotional response. Recommended for anyone with an interest in religious movements, cults, or the cultural phenomenon of the LDS.


19 of 19 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Sons of Perdition (2010) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page