MIFF 2016: The Family is Heartbreaking and Excellent

Over the next few weeks, our man in Melbourne, Sean W. Fallon, will be covering the Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) and reviewing some of his favourite movies that he catches there. Overview: A documentary about The Family, a cult/sect operating in Melbourne, told from the points of view of survivors and the police who sought to shut it down. DCP; 2016; Not Rated; 90 minutes. The Family: Chances are, if you’re not Australian, you’ve never heard of The Family or Anne Hamilton-Byrne. Or maybe you half remember a news story about a yoga teacher who set up a...

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