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New Hulu Series - The PATH

Discussion in 'Movies, Plays, and Documentaries about Scientology' started by Wants2Talk, Apr 24, 2016.

  1. Wants2Talk

    Wants2Talk Silver Meritorious Patron

    I watched the first episode last night and am hooked. This work explores cult (much look like Scientology) / movement life from multiple viewpoint quite humanly portrayed.
    Last edited: Apr 24, 2016
  2. Wants2Talk

    Wants2Talk Silver Meritorious Patron

    First Episode on YouTube
  3. Babel Fish

    Babel Fish Patron

    Spoiler alert. Nothing major.

    Just burned through the five episodes that are out. Not a perfect show, but definitely gives a human and well thought out portrayal of cult mentality and how cults function. I read somewhere that the director says this show isnt based off scientology, which is obviously false. Sure, it's a ladder instead of a bridge (theres talk of the founder dying before he finishes the ladder, and the new leader/miscavige figure decides to tell the congregation that the final 3 "rungs" of the ladder are actually finished. My guess is that hes going to get rid of the higher ups that arent so sure about him.) There is also an electronic device that members wear during interrogations. Someone is sentance to dig a "hole" for hours until he has some kind of revalation. Scientology is mentioned by name when the cult in the show is recruiting by psudo volunteering at a disaster site. Disconnection is illuded to.

    I like to think of this show as jesse's life after breaking bad.