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Movies: 'Happy Valley' shows both sides of Sandusky scandal

Movies: 'Happy Valley' shows both sides of Sandusky scandal

Filmed over the year following Jerry Sandusky's arrest on charges of child sex abuse, the new-to-DVD "Happy Valley" (2014, Music Box, unrated, $30) takes a fascinating look at, among other things, the extent to which Penn State's longtime football coach Joe Paterno was culpable. Director Amir Bar-Lev ("The Tillman Story") gets both sides of the story by talking not only to one of Sandusky's victims — adopted son Matt Sandusky — but also to members of Paterno's family, including his widow and two sons. Sandusky was convicted in June 2012 of abusing 10 young boys and was sentenced to serve 30 to 60 years in prison. Paterno first...

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