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1 hr. 47 min.

Plot Summary
Filmmaker Alex Gibney examines reports of pedophilia within the Roman Catholic Church, focusing specifically on a group of men who alleged that they were abused as boys by a priest at a Milwaukee school for the deaf.

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Director: Alex Gibney

Genres: Documentary

Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God (2012)

Release Date: November 16th, 2012|1 hr. 47 min.

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  • 60
    Joe Neumaier New York Daily News

    Fearless nonfiction filmmaker Alex Gibney ("Taxi to the Dark Side," "Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer") details a history of horrific abuse by Catholic clergy in this tough-to-watch documentary. show more

  • 70
    John DeFore The Hollywood Reporter

    Damning documentary pairs an individual sex-abuse case with analysis of institutional dysfunction at the Vatican. show more

  • 85
    Mark Jenkins NPR

    The movie revisits the themes (and some of the same characters) of Amy Berg's chilling 2006 chronicle "Deliver Us from Evil." But it reaches further, expanding from one American diocese to Ireland, Italy, the Vatican and the career of the current pope. show more

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