Reuters: Theroux’s re-enactments in Scientology documentary prompt criticism

Louis Theroux, writer and star of documentary “My Scientology Movie,” poses for a portrait in Los Angeles, California, U.S., March 7, 2017. Picture taken March 7, 2017. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

From the article:

But even before the film’s debut, the accuracy of those staged depictions of Miscavige losing his temper and hitting church members was called into question by Rathbun himself.

“The ‘re-creation’ was in fact a creation,” Rathbun wrote on his blog in September.

“Even though they worked with me for a year on that scene, I was not able to submit a script for an actual past occurrence to ‘re-create’ that could pass Theroux’s standards for lurid and shocking theater.”

Read more here: http://www.reuters.com/article/us-film-scientology-idUSKBN16K2SZ

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