GOING CLEAR: SCIENTOLOGY AND THE PRISON OF BELIEF

By Alex GIBNEY

KEW MEDIA GROUP (LONDON) - as SALES

Documentary - Completed 2014


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Sundance Film Festival 2015
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    • Year of production
    • 2014
    • Genres
    • Documentary
    • Countries
    • USA
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH
    • Duration
    • 120 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Alex GIBNEY
    • Writer(s)
    • Alex GIBNEY
    • Producer(s)
    • Alex GIBNEY, Kritsten VAURIO, Lawrence WRIGHT
    • Synopsis
    • Following “Mea Maxima Culpa, his investigation into sex abuse in the Catholic church, Academy® Award winning director Alex Gibney (HBO’s “Taxi To The Dark Side,”) turns his gaze to Scientology in “Going Clear,” based on the book by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Lawrence Wright. Gibney profiles eight former members of the church of Scientology, whose most prominent adherents include A-list Hollywood celebrities, shining a light on how the church cultivates true believers, including their experiences and what they are willing to do in the name of religion.
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