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Twist of Faith Reviews

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December 5, 2005
Now 34, Tony opens his soul-searching, his home, his private moments with family & children so that the world can see the consequences of those that prey from the pulpit.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
August 19, 2005
Dick's film puts a human face on a churchwide scandal that sometimes seems too big to comprehend.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/4
July 23, 2005
A remarkable portrait of a courageous man's efforts to put his life back together.
Read More | Original Score: 4/4
July 21, 2005
It's a demanding film but one filled with important truths about humanity in all its denominations.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
July 21, 2005
The pain and the contradictions and the ironies are manifold, and Dick...does justice to all.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
July 6, 2005
The film is difficult to watch but illuminating as a piece of hard, spare journalism.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
July 5, 2005
There are scenes in this movie that moved me to tears, it is impossible not to be taken in by Tony's plight.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
July 1, 2005
Like so many true stories, Comes' lacks the clarity and comforting resolution of fiction; it's a morass of accusations and denials that taints and poisons everyone involved.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/5
July 1, 2005
Kirby Dick's damning, Oscar- nominated documentary, Twist of Fate, puts a face on the clerical sex scandals rocking the Roman Catholic Church.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
June 30, 2005
Abuses of power are all the more shocking when the betrayers are expected to be figures of moral integrity.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
June 30, 2005
The child-abuse scandals that rocked the Catholic Church are brought to painfully intimate terms in this engrossing, unnerving documentary.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/4
June 28, 2005
Kirby Dick (Derrida) shapes the movie in such a way as to leave everyone flummoxed.
June 23, 2005
makes a convincing case that suffering in silence would have been much worse
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
April 2, 2005
A powerful and damning look at the long-term impact of sexual abuse, as well as the less-than-exemplary response of Catholic Church officials to allegations of priestly molestation.
February 28, 2005
This is heartbreaking stuff, sensitively captured by an insightful and brilliant documentarian.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
February 25, 2005
It daringly uses the medium break down the barriers between the subject and the audience for a topic that lends itself to dark secrecy. It's almost too devastating to watch.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
February 21, 2005
Kirby Dick's emotionally touching documentary, Twist of Faith, explores the relevant, much in the news, issue of sexual abuse by the Catholic Church.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
February 2, 2005
I've no idea why we've seen so many of these tragic abuse cases, but I do believe that Twist of Faith may help to prevent new ones.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
February 1, 2005
A riveting account of the psychological journey of a man once molested by his priest.
January 25, 2005
A potent and meditative new documentary.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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