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Twist of Faith Reviews

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Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times
August 19, 2005
Dick's film puts a human face on a churchwide scandal that sometimes seems too big to comprehend.
| Original Score: 3.5/4
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Shawn Hubler
Los Angeles Times
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
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Ron Stringer
L.A. Weekly
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
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Lou Lumenick
New York Post
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.
| Original Score: 3/4
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Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune
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
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Gene Seymour
Newsday
June 30, 2005
The child-abuse scandals that rocked the Catholic Church are brought to painfully intimate terms in this engrossing, unnerving documentary.
| Original Score: 3.5/4
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Ben Kenigsberg
Village Voice
June 28, 2005
Kirby Dick (Derrida) shapes the movie in such a way as to leave everyone flummoxed.
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Dennis Harvey
Variety
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.
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Kirk Honeycutt
Hollywood Reporter
February 1, 2005
A riveting account of the psychological journey of a man once molested by his priest.