After it garnered a huge reaction at the Edinburgh Film Festival and the Tribeca Film Festival, Louis Theroux’s documentary on the inner workings of the Church of Scientology looks set for a wide release.
Speaking in a recent Q&A, Theroux confirmed that the film has a distributor and that it’ll be in cinemas soon. “For me it’s a big departure, because it’s the first theatrical released documentary I’ve ever made. It was conceived and shot as a cinematic movie, it’s 100 minutes, and it investigates and attempts to get under the skin of what for me is the Holy Grail of stories: America’s homegrown religion created by a science fiction writer, and structured like a corporation. With Tom Cruise.”
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