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Saint Janet (2014)

| Drama, Family
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When Janet Turner comes to believe God has given her the power to heal, her two grown children wrestle with how to react.

Director:

Habib Azar

Writer:

Kyle Jarrow

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Cast

Credited cast:
Kelly Bishop ... Janet
Lauren Bittner ... Rachel
Nyambi Nyambi ... Zach
Ana Kayne ... Mara
Matt Walton ... Scott
Nick Mennell ... Alton
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Daniel London ... Billy
Clay McLeod Chapman Clay McLeod Chapman ... Neighbor
Brian Michael Brian Michael ... Man
Dana Michael Dana Michael ... Shawna
Arian Moayed ... Dr. Apte
Patrick Murney ... Kevin
Chase J. Palmer Chase J. Palmer ... Lars
David Logan Rankin David Logan Rankin ... Roy
Jonathan Raviv ... Father
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Saint Janet is a quirky drama about a family that struggles with what to do when the mother, Janet, becomes convinced that she's spoken to God. Janet believes she's been given the power to heal through her touch, and she's determined to devote everything she has -- including all of her money - - to this pursuit. At the heart of the film is a provocative question: what if someone close to you started believing something utterly outlandish, yet believing it made them happier than they'd ever been? Janet's grown children are faced with this question, and they wrestle with how to react. The film draws inspiration from a fascinating American phenomenon: the surprising number of purported faith healers. Faith healers have gone mainstream, even appearing on Dr. Oz and Oprah's talk shows. A 2001 Gallup poll found that 54% of adult Americans of all religions believed in spiritual healing. The psychology of this makes a lot of sense: when faced with the uncertainty of illness, it's natural to ... Written by Anonymous

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Drama | Family

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

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