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Savage Messiah

Directed by Mario Azzopardi
Canada, United Kingdom, 2002
Drama, Thriller


Based on real-life events in Canada in the late 1980’s, social worker Paula Jackson investigated a commune run by a messiah-like figure who referred to himself as Moses. Jackson’s findings uncovered disturbing mental and physical abuses of this cult’s members by its maniacal leader.

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Savage Messiah Directed by Mario Azzopardi

Awards & Festivals

Genie Awards

2003 | 3 wins including: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role

2003 | 4 nominations including: Best Achievement in Costume Design

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