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Painfully Beautiful

Yvonne Nouwen - Netherlands
2019 — Documentary — English subtitles — yvonnenouwen@hotmail.com

What makes a pedophile tick? This incredibly uncomfortable question is answered in a thought provoking film, which brings us up close and (im)personal to this horrific illness and the suffering it brings. The film employs anonymous first person accounts drawn from confessions and patient files, in order to place us in the midst of the most personal collage of feelings and desires which are normally confined to the environments in which psychologists and criminal pathologists move.

The film is screened in the following programmes