DIVIDED BY HATE is a cautionary tale about a religious cult fronting a right-wing political conspiracy. Although this well-intentioned, made-for-cable production demonstrates how such groups brainwash their followers, it is less successful in developing its shadowy villain (played by Tom
Skerritt, who also directed).
As banks foreclose on farm belt properties in the '70s, they destroy the dreams of young couples like Carol (Andrea Roth) and Louis Gibbs (Dylan Walsh). While Louis scrounges up day jobs to support his wife and three kids, Carol is recruited by her brother, Jonny Vandenberg (Dave McConnell), to
attend religious services held by self-ordained Revere...