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An American Crime - Region 1 DVD

An American Crime
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An American Crime

8 years, 8 months ago at Oct 18 9:47
4 votes
Brutal and very hard to watch though this may be, it's well worth watching. It's horrific and unsettling, that one person could do something so awful to someone, let alone a whole group of people, but this film does an excellent job of telling the story, based on a real event and testimony from the trial of Gertrude Baniszewski, a single mom with way too many children, who has absolutely no excus... read more
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Description: D D " " An extended sleepover turns tragic for two sisters in this fact-based tele-film. After their carnival worker parents separate, Sylvia (Juno's Ellen Page) and Jennie Fae Likens (Hayley McFarland) move in with Gertrude "Gertie" Baniszewski (Emmy nominee Catherine Keener), a divorced Indianapolis mother with seven children (six in the screenplay). The kids get along, so the Likens figure Gertie will offer a safe haven until they return. Little do they realize she has a substance-abuse problem, a history of mental illness, and a layabout lover (James Franco). Even with the money the Likens send and the ... (more)
Manufacturer: FIRST LOOK PICTURES
Release date: 19 August 2008
Number of discs: 1
EAN: 0687797114198 UPC: 687797114198
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