The Last Sin Eater Poster

Release Date: 2007

DVD Release Date: May 15th, 2007

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, Lisa Lackey

Director: Michael Landon Jr.

Genres: Drama

Ratings & Reviews

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  • 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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