Saturday, May 14, 2016

'Louis Theroux: My Scientology Movie' Trailer

Here your first look at 'Louis Theroux: My Scientology Movie,' written by and starring Louis Theroux and directed by John Dower.

Journalist and program maker Louis Theroux is fascinated by religion and has extensive experience in dealing with eccentric and extreme behavior . He is not throwing in the towel if his request is denied to visit the headquarters of the Church of Scientology . 

Inspired by the film techniques used by the Church itself, and aided by former members , he hires actors to play after Tom Cruise and Scientology leader David Miscavige and thus gain insight into the process of the organisation. 

In a bizarre twist Theroux discovered that the Church at the same time making a movie about him. The documentary My Scientology Movie Oscar winning producer Simon Chinn ( Searching for Sugar Man , Man on Wire ) , full of comic moments and unexpected complications , making it even stranger than fiction.

While no confirmed release date for the film is official outside of Film festivals, Magnolia has taken North America rights and Altitude Film Distribution will distribute the film in the U.K.