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Sons of Perdition (2010)

R | | Documentary | April 2010 (USA)
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An inside look at former FLDS teens who have become religious refugees in mainstream America.
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An inside look at former FLDS teens who have become religious refugees in mainstream America.

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The Story of Polygamy's Exiled Teens

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Rated R for language and some teen drug use
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Warren Jeffs: Oh, young people, eternity is within your reach if you will just live faithful so the prophet can place you properly in marriage.
["the prophet" being Warren Jeffs himself]
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Edited into Storyville: Leaving the Cult (2010) See more »

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Truth Is Stranger Than Fiction
9 March 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

and Sons of Perdition is documented proof. This piece of work is excellent, one of the best documentaries I've seen. The 85 minutes I spent watching felt more like fifteen. Almost from the beginning I became unaware of the cameras. Speaking strictly as a non- professional film critic, only someone who enjoys watching documentaries and movies of multiple genres, this film should have won numerous awards. It was riveting, eye-opening, gratitude inducing, educating, heart wrenching and easily held my attention to the end. It's so difficult to grasp the kind of mental bondage that would hold anyone captive to such a bizarre lifestyle, particularly the women who are treated as commodities, used and abused for the men's pleasure. The Jason Bailey review in the critics section did a great job summing it up.


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