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Sons of Perdition (2010)

R | | Documentary | April 2010 (USA)
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An inside look at former FLDS teens who have become religious refugees in mainstream America.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bruce Barlow Bruce Barlow ... Himself
Deloy Bateman Deloy Bateman ... Himself
Michelle Benward Michelle Benward ... Herself
Kevin Black Kevin Black ... Himself
Elizabeth Broadbent Elizabeth Broadbent ... Herself
Hilary Broadbent Hilary Broadbent ... Herself
Jenifer Broadbent Jenifer Broadbent ... Herself
Joe Broadbent Joe Broadbent ... Himself
Jorgina Broadbent Jorgina Broadbent ... Herself
Sabrina Broadbent Sabrina Broadbent ... Herself
Suzanne Broadbent Suzanne Broadbent ... Herself
Sam Brower Sam Brower ... Himself
Megen Cooke Megen Cooke ... Herself
Erin Daniel Erin Daniel ... Herself
Mike Daniel Mike Daniel ... Himself
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An inside look at former FLDS teens who have become religious refugees in mainstream America.

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The Story of Polygamy's Exiled Teens

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Rated R for language and some teen drug use | See all certifications »
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USA

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English

Release Date:

April 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Farvel til mormon-kulten See more »

Filming Locations:

Saint George, Utah, USA See more »

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Quotes

Sam Zitting: In a way, you escape, but in another way you're leavin' everything behind. It's a tough decision, and they make it that way, too.
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Featured in Storyville: Leaving the Cult (2010) See more »

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They Want Heaven
Written by Mark Geary
Performed by Mark Geary, Helen James, Ann Scott and Karl Odlum
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Sad but enlightening
30 April 2019 | by erzbetwilsonSee all my reviews

This documentary is a few years old now & still hard to watch but I watch this and then 20/20 A House Divided because they're important in documenting the abuse both physical and psychological that the FLDS has placed upon folks.


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