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September Dawn

While this film is technically another historical look at the Mormon church, it talks about a chunk of history that the LDS folks tend not to bring up. The film is set in 1857 and covers a fictionalized version of the Mountain Meadows Massacre, in which 140 people were slaughtered by a renegade Mormon group obsessed with the idea of "Blood Atonement." A tacked-on Romeo-and-Juliet romance is a bit of a distraction, but the horrific events aren't exactly toned down. Jon Voight makes a memorable impression as a blood-crazy Mormon bishop. In other words: This ain't no The Book of Mormon, Vol. 1: The Journey or The Work and The Glory. R.