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Based on real-life events in Canada in the late 1980's, social worker Paula Jackson investigated a commune run by a messiah-like figure who referred to himself as Moses. Jackson's findings uncovered disturbing mental and physical abuses of this cult's members by its maniacal leader. Soon, Jackson found herself fighting to save Moses's followers.Written by
Gripping, if flawed, version of the events surrounding Rock Theriault's commune/sect in 1980s Quebec.
Mario Azzopardi's TV training (Stargate, Outer Limits) is weirdly effective in that the look of the film all 'movie of the week' clichés (flat lighting, static camera) makes the coarse language and violence all the more jarring and effective.
And if Polly Walker (Patriot Games) does little to dispel this atmosphere, the performances of Isabelle Blais (The Barbarian Invasions) and (in particular) Luc Picard as Theriault go along way to dignifying an otherwise standard and manipulative affair.
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