Sons of Perdition
Sons of Perdition (2011)

Sons of Perdition follows three boys after they leave Colorado City. With limited educations and rarely a stable address, the obstacles are enormous. All the boys have big dreams - starting with the hope of attending high school - but what… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: November 29, 2011
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Critic Score: 83% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Wesley Morris
Boston Globe

Very little of it adds up to a movie.

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Gerald Peary
Boston Phoenix

Their valiant attempt to find themselves is stirring, and sometimes depressing, as they backslide into alcohol and drugs.

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Joe Williams
St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"Sons of Perdition" is a captivating testament, but the silence of the daughters is the real revelation.

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Sarah Boslaugh
Playback:stl

The FLDS exiles featured in Sons of Perdition fare better than you might expect and a "where are they now" coda provides more encouraging news.

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Bill Goodykoontz
Arizona Republic

What's here is compelling, if occasionally hard to follow.

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Nick Schager
House Next Door

Less a definitive historical account of American polygamy than a study of a very particular strain of post-traumatic stress disorder.

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