The Boys of St. Vincent


1h 32m 1993

Brief Synopsis

Set in 1975, a dismissed janitor's suspicions lead to the exposure of widespread sexual abuse within a Catholic boys' orphanage in Eastern Canada. However, due to intervention at the highest administrative level, the adult perpetrators are allowed to go free. The story picks up fifteen years later,

Film Details

Also Known As
Boys of St. Vincent
Release Date
1993
Production Company
Canadian Broadcasting Company (Cbc); National Film Board Of Canada; TTlTfilm Canada
Distribution Company
A+E Networks; Alliance Releasing; New Yorker Films

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 32m

Synopsis

Set in 1975, a dismissed janitor's suspicions lead to the exposure of widespread sexual abuse within a Catholic boys' orphanage in Eastern Canada. However, due to intervention at the highest administrative level, the adult perpetrators are allowed to go free. The story picks up fifteen years later, when one of these individuals, now a married father of two, is arrested and charged with sexual assault by one of the boys, now a grown man.

Film Details

Also Known As
Boys of St. Vincent
Release Date
1993
Production Company
Canadian Broadcasting Company (Cbc); National Film Board Of Canada; TTlTfilm Canada
Distribution Company
A+E Networks; Alliance Releasing; New Yorker Films

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 32m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Winner of the National Board of Review's 1995 award for Best Miniseries.

Released in United States 1993

Released in United States January 1994

Released in United States July 1994

Released in United States October 1994

Released in United States on Video April 23, 1996

Released in United States September 1993

Released in United States Summer June 1, 1994

Shown at 1993 Banff Television Festival.

Shown at Los Angeles International Lesbian & Gay Film & Video Festival July 7-17, 1994.

Shown at Mill Valley Film Festival October 6-16, 1994.

Shown at Palm Springs International Film Festival January 6-16, 1994.

Shown at Telluride Film Festival September 3-6, 1993.

Shown at Toronto Festival of Festivals September 9-18, 1993.

Received the Grand Prize at the 1993 Banff Television Festival.

Broadcast in USA over Arts & Entertainment (A&E) February 19-20, 1995.

Released in United States 1993 (Shown at 1993 Banff Television Festival.)

Released in United States January 1994 (Shown at Palm Springs International Film Festival January 6-16, 1994.)

Released in United States on Video April 23, 1996

Released in United States Summer June 1, 1994

Released in United States July 1994 (Shown at Los Angeles International Lesbian & Gay Film & Video Festival July 7-17, 1994.)

Released in United States September 1993 (Shown at Toronto Festival of Festivals September 9-18, 1993.)

Released in United States September 1993 (Shown at Telluride Film Festival September 3-6, 1993.)

Released in United States October 1994 (Shown at Mill Valley Film Festival October 6-16, 1994.)