• Deliver Us From Evil (2006)

Deliver Us From Evil

Release Date: October 13th, 2006

DVD Release Date: May 8th, 2007

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 43 min

Plot Summary

Filmmaker Amy Berg documents the case of convicted pedophile Oliver Grady who, as a priest in northern California, molested the children of his parishioners, apparently with the knowledge of his superiors in the diocese. Berg tracks down O'Grady in Ireland, where he lives free under church protection, and allows him to give his own account of his crimes.

Director: Amy Berg

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Disarming Films

Keywords: Pursuit , Father , Dark , Mother , 2000s , Revenge ,

Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    Sheri LindenThe Hollywood Reporter

    With an immediacy and intimacy that news reports can't provide, this deeply affecting documentary explores the pedophile crisis that has shaken the edifice of the Catholic Church. show more

  • 70
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    Deliver Us From Evil has its flaws. Certain passages are diffuse, others are argumentative, and there's a discomfiting staginess to the climax... Yet the film's concern for the victims, and their families, is one of its strengths.

  • 100
    Carrie RickeyPhiladelphia Inquirer

    Courageous, shattering and exceptional documentary. show more

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Awards

Nominated Documentary (Feature)