The true story of Tom Green and his six wives and 29 children is a fascinating look into the world of polygamy in the United States. This astounding documentary, released in 1999, shows the everyday lives of this family living illegally in Utah.
Tom Green was 51 when the film was first released and viewers are able to get an intimate glimpse into his family life and relationships with his wives and children. It also reveals how he was considering taking on a seventh wife, despite complications arising from a son who has feelings for her as well.
Tragically, Tom’s polygamous lifestyle led to a high-profile trial in 2001 where he was convicted of four counts of bigamy and one count of failure to pay child support. In 2002, it emerged that he had slept with a 13 year old girl named Linda Kunz which resulted in him being convicted of child rape. He was eventually paroled from prison in 2007; shortly after Kunz became his legal wife.
This incredible documentary provides an eye-opening look at the complexities of polygamy as well as its consequences for those involved. It is essential viewing for anyone interested in understanding the implications of decisions made outside societal norms. So if you’re looking for an intriguing watch that will have you captivated from start to finish, then this is it!