• The Source Family (2012)

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Release Date: 2012

DVD Release Date: June 18th, 2013

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 38 min

Plot Summary
A commune of people takes up residence in a Hollywood mansion before fleeing to Hawaii.

Director: Maria Demopoulos , Jodi Wille

Genres: Documentary

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  • More than just a footnote to a wayward period of cultural history, The Source Family portrays an American type, the transcendent charlatan, a latter-day Gatsby, not of material riches but of the soul. show more

  • The Source does hold enough anthropological value to please some audiences. Despite lacking the recognition factor and lurid tragedy of a phenomenon like Jonestown, the story should attract viewers on the small screen. show more

  • Anyone interested in the appeal of cults and the psychological lure of a charismatic leader will appreciate The Source Family. show more

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