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Real problems with a fictional movie

Title: Real problems with a fictional movie
Date: Friday, 24 August 2001
Publisher: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Author: Steve Persall
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Peter D. Alexander believes he's doing a public service with his film The Profit. For the Church of Scientology, The Profit is just a nuisance. Moviegoers can see for themselves beginning tonight. Alexander's work of fiction, based on the life of Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard, begins an exclusive run at Clearwater Cinema Cafe at the corner of U.S. 19 and Sunset Point Road. Alexander declares his movie to be a warning against the influence of religious cults. It's the story ... [Read the rest at]