Deliver Us From Evil

For the victims there's no such thing as salvation.


Deliver Us From Evil
This award-winning documentary takes a look at sexual abuse by priests in the Catholic Church. It focuses on one unrepentant priest, and three of his childhood victims, both male and female. Apart from the priest involved, his superiors who protected him also come in for close scrutiny. Note that sensitive viewers may not handle this.

97 minutes.
No persons under 13 (Language, Sex).
Documentary, On the art circuit
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Credits

Cast
Adam, Jeff Anderson, Case Degroot, Jane Degroot, Thomas Doyle, Mary Gail Frawley-O'Dea, Bill Hodgman, Anne Jyono, Bob Jyono, Maria Jyono, Oliver O'Grady, Nancy Sloan, Patrick Wall
Director
Amy Berg
ScreenplayAmy Berg
MusicJoseph Arthur, Mick Harvey
CinematographyJacob Kusk, Jens Schlosser
EditingMatthew Cooke
Sound formatsDolby Digital
Made in2006
Produced byDisarming Films

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Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Sheri Linden quote iconDeeply affecting documentary.
15
Die Burger
Laetitia Pople quote iconNaas Al Gore se Inconvenient Truth is dit seker die dokumentêr van 2007.
10
Cape Times
Michael Phillips quote iconHaunting tale of a sex predator
15
The Citizen
Annette Bayne quote iconHard-hitting documentary takes on the Catholic Church.
16
eye Weekly
Adam Nayman quote iconDeliver Us From Evil is not the first film to probe the institutionalized hypocrisy and destructive sexual pathology that exist within the Catholic Church, but its laser-like focus and lack of hysteria make it so much more damning than an easy, knee-jerk screed.
15
ReelViews
James Berardinelli quote iconIf you want real horror - the kind that will turn your stomach and curdle your insides - you need look no further than the documentary realm and Deliver Us from Evil. After watching this film, you will believe that evil exists on earth. That the movie deals in truth and established facts makes it all the more disturbing.
18
Metacritic.com
23 critics
17
Rottentomatoes critics
67 critics
17
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote iconA superb documentary and a searing look at a religious institution.
20

What the People say

Internet
1202 Netizens quote iconAn Awesome Documentary!
16

Average .. 80%

16




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