The Last sin Eater (2007)

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Set in Appalachia, USA, in the 1850s in a small community. Young Cadi Forbes is full of guilt at having indirectly caused the death of her younger sister. She goes in search of the Sin Eater, a chosen scapegoat in the community, who takes on the sins of the recently deceased, in the hopes that he can cleanse her soul. She is then influenced by a preacher and a helpful stranger who help her come to terms with her guilt and lead her to be an instrument in cleansing her community of superstition and dark secrets.

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