Tag Archives: abuse

Retaliation (2017) Rated R

An adult victim of childhood sexual abuse confronts his past. Starring Alex Ferns, Orlando Bloom, and Janet Montgomery. This is not a very clean script. It’s a very difficult film to watch, and I’m sure it was difficult to make with the … Continue reading

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Rewind (2019) Rated NR

Looking through his father’s family video collection, a young man looks back on his boyhood and reconstructs the abuse that passed through the generations. Starring Sasha Joseph Neulinger. This is a brilliant documentary as Sasha uncovers his family’s years of … Continue reading

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Cleveland Abduction (2015) Rated TV-14

A single mother is the first victim of kidnapper Ariel Castro and spends 11 years in captivity before she is rescued. Starring Taryn Manning, Raymond Cruz, and Katie Sarife. This film is based on the true story of Michelle Knight, … Continue reading

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Call Me By Your Name (2017) Rated R

In the 1980s, a teen in Italy falls for an older man. Based on the book by André Aciman. Starring Armie Hammer, Timothée Chalamet, and Michael Stuhlbarg. This film left a bad taste in my mouth. The premise of the film … Continue reading

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Sybil (2007)

Rated NR Suffering from dissociative identity disorder, Sybil seeks treatment from a psychiatrist after attempting suicide. During the sessions, Sybil recalls the physical and sexual harm inflicted on her as a child by her mentally ill mother. Starring Jessica Lange, Tammy … Continue reading

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