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'Woodsman' a Tough Topic for Debut Director

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'Woodsman' a Tough Topic for Debut Director

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Kevin Bacon plays a child molester trying to rebuild his life after spending time in prison. New Market Films hide caption

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The film The Woodsman takes a look at the life of a convicted child molester after he is released from prison. First-time director Nicole Kassell pursued the project after seeing the originial play by Steven Fechter. Kevin Bacon stars and co-produces. Iris Mann reports.