Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief

Genre:  Documentary
Running Time:  119 min.
Release Date: May 8, 2015 - Montréal, Calgary, Toronto - May 8, 2015 - Toronto, Montreal, Calgary, Waterloo
May 15 - Vancouver, Kingston, Kitchener
May 22 - Ottawa

DVD: October 6, 2015

Current rating: Rating: 4.43
based on 14 votes and 6 reviews
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Synopsis

Going Clear deconstructs the church of Scientology’s claims and looks at its history. The film interviews eight former Scientologists and looks into the role of celebrity members such as Tom Cruise and John Travolta.

Former scientologists explain how they became a part of the church. The film also delves into the history of the church, as well as allegations of abuse, misconduct, imprisoning and exploitation.

Based on the book by Lawrence Wright.

Director: Alex Gibney
Studio: The Archive
Producer(s): Alex Gibney, Kristen Vaurio, Lawrence Wright
Screenplay: Alex Gibney

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  • 5 stars "This film brings the truth behind Scientology to light. Thank you for such a great production. It takes a lot of courage to expose the truth."
  • 5 stars "This is an important film. This dangerous cult needs to be exposed. everyone should see it."
  • 5 stars "just recommend everybody to see this movie"
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