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    Movies about sexual abuse?
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    I'm looking for movies that deal with this delicate and controversial subject. I you guys know a movie like this please let me know.

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    Festen (The Celebration)--an amazing Dogma film shot on video.
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    i haven't seen either of these, but from what i've heard...

    mystic river
    north country
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    Thanks guys. I've seen mystic, I thougt it was great.
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    The Burning Bed (1984) starring Farrah Fawcett

    EDIT: Whoops, I thought you said "spousal" abuse...nevermind.
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    look for any Solondz film
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    Some others that come to mind...

    -Live Fast, Die Young
    -Broken Blossoms
    -Forrest Gump
    -Frenzy
    -Peeping Tom
    -Radio Flyer
    -Sleepers
    -The Accused
    -A Thousand Acres
    -The Shipping News


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    wait a second... forrest gump? really?
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    Quote Originally Posted by ecarr
    wait a second... forrest gump? really?
    Re-watch it, my man.

    Have you forgotten about young Jenny?

    "Dear God make me a bird so I could fly far, far far away from here..."

    The sexual abuse by her father is (in great part) what caused her to live the life that she did, and to be attracted to the men that she was.


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    Oh yea! lol, i forgot about jenny. I guess its been a while since i watched it
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