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The HBO film The Tale stars Laura Dern as a woman who realizes later in life that a relationship she had at 13 years old with two adults was child sexual abuse. HBO hide caption

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A 'Tale' Of Child Sex Abuse Was Inspired By Filmmaker's Real-Life Trauma

"We never talk about how a child can love his or her abuser," Jennifer Fox says. "If we don't understand that, we don't understand how abuse happens." Her new HBO film is The Tale.

The HBO film The Tale stars Laura Dern as a woman who realizes later in life that a relationship she had at 13 years old with two adults was child sexual abuse. HBO hide caption

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A 'Tale' Of Child Sex Abuse Was Inspired By Filmmaker's Real-Life Trauma

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