Twist of Faith
Twist of Faith (2004)

A man must reconcile his religion with a need for justice and closure in this documentary. Tony Comes was a firefighter living in Toledo, OH, with his wife and children. While Comes was a solid family man and had the respect of his fellow… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Documentary
Release Date: August 20, 2004
DVD Release Date: February 21, 2006
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Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times

Dick's film puts a human face on a churchwide scandal that sometimes seems too big to comprehend.

Lou Lumenick
New York Post

Kirby Dick's damning, Oscar- nominated documentary, Twist of Fate, puts a face on the clerical sex scandals rocking the Roman Catholic Church.

Ross Anthony
Hollywood Report Card

Now 34, Tony opens his soul-searching, his home, his private moments with family & children so that the world can see the consequences of those that prey from the pulpit.

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Shawn Hubler
Los Angeles Times

It's a demanding film but one filled with important truths about humanity in all its denominations.

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Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune

Abuses of power are all the more shocking when the betrayers are expected to be figures of moral integrity.

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Timothy Knight

A remarkable portrait of a courageous man's efforts to put his life back together.

Ron Stringer
L.A. Weekly

The pain and the contradictions and the ironies are manifold, and Dick...does justice to all.

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Gene Seymour

The child-abuse scandals that rocked the Catholic Church are brought to painfully intimate terms in this engrossing, unnerving documentary.

Phil Villarreal
Arizona Daily Star

The film is difficult to watch but illuminating as a piece of hard, spare journalism.

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It works as a companion to the horrifying documentary 'Deliver Us From Evil'. That film, while it dealt with the emotional toll it took on families… More