Little Secrets (Samuel Goldwyn Films) is part of a growth industry among Mormon filmmakers, though the only presence of Mormonism in this film is its location shooting in Salt Lake City.
Teenager Emily Lindstrom (Evan Rachel Wood) is such a stickler for honoring confidences that she builds a small business as confessor and secret-keeper for the other children in her suburban neighborhood.
Little Secrets caught much critical flak for being too squeaky-clean, but that's a bum rap. It works in a subplot involving drunken driving and engages the point well. Further, Little Secrets (and Richard Dutcher's much darker and challenging Brigham City from 2001) are models of how to tell faith-based stories without hammering people with theological lectures.
Douglas LeBlanc edits The CT Review.
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