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The Last Sin Eater

PG-13| 1 hr. 58 min.

Plot Summary
Cadi (Liana Liberato), a 10-year-old girl in 1850s Appalachia, feels tremendous guilt over the death of her sister, and apparently her family blames her too. While visiting the grave of her beloved grandmother, Cadi sees a "sin eater," a person who can absolve sins. Though Cadi yearns for forgiveness, she realizes that the "sin eater" is false; instead she finds what she is looking for through Christianity.

Cast: Louise Fletcher , Henry Thomas , Liana Liberato , Soren Fulton , A.J. Buckley , Stewart Finlay-McLennan , Peter Wingfield , Elizabeth Lackey

Director: Michael Landon Jr.

Genres: Drama

Distributor: The Bigger Picture

The Last Sin Eater (2007)

Release Date: February 9th, 2007|1 hr. 58 min.

critic reviews ( 3 )
fan reviews ( 4 )
  • The lovely shots of Appalachian vistas are spoiled by cheesy special effects straight from the 1960s Chroma-Key era. show more

  • The voice-over narration is obvious, but overall the message is integrated into an unusual story that's enhanced by Liberato's and Fulton's appealing performances as the youngsters who see through their elders' lies and help right a terrible wrong. show more

  • Folks wanting to hear the usual New Testament message will be pleased; others may feel that the tension dissolves in homilies and wish the main character weren't led around by a blonde-haired little angel in a white dress. show more

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  • May 22, 2008 jakznite
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    The message of the movie is to tell people that jesus is our real sin eater since he died on the cross for our sins. Though violent, it is amazing.a 20 out of 10

  • May 22, 2008 Hello Mary
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    This was a great movie with a message for young people today. There is only one that can take our sins and he died for us Jesus Christ. The movie was fabulous. Great acting and directing. Powerful, touching message for all ages.

  • May 22, 2008 magfam528
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    Great movie about true love. If you're not freaked out by the "J" word, stand by to be overwhelmed. Francine Rivers and Michael Landon, Jr. bring a heart warming love story to the screen.

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