An Open Secret


An Open Secret

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A look at the lives of children who were exploited and assaulted by some of Hollywood's most powerful players.


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All Critics (17) | Top Critics (10)

  • Clunky elements aside, the film's distillation of firsthand testimony and archival material has haunting implications.

    Jul 16, 2015 | Full Review…
  • This disturbing but important documentary about a shadow world inside of Hollywood confronts tough issues with bravery and information.

    Jun 12, 2015 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
  • You may miss a few moments of "An Open Secret," either while looking away during its unsettling stories or closing your eyes in frustration. This potent documentary elicits those kinds of reactions.

    Jun 11, 2015 | Full Review…
  • Berg has proven that there's a circle of powerful creeps, doing the things powerful creeps do, but not that the blame for this goes straight to the top.

    Jun 10, 2015 | Full Review…
  • Berg's most shocking moment comes late in the film, when a veteran child-talent agent is himself accused of abuse on camera, and doesn't deny it.

    Jun 4, 2015 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…
  • Such an important subject deserves a serious, thoughtful film. Instead, it got Berg, who's prone to all manner of cheesy manipulation.

    Jun 4, 2015 | Rating: C | Full Review…

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