An American Crime – (2007)
Movie: An American Crime
Also Known As: El encierro
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Genres: Crime | Drama
Cast: Ellen Page, Hayley McFarland, Nick Searcy, Romy Rosemont, Catherine Keener, Ari Graynor, Scout Taylor-Compton, Tristan Jarred, Hannah Leigh, Bradley Whitford…
Plot: Based on a true story that shocked the nation in 1965, the film recounts one of the most shocking crimes ever committed against a single victim. Sylvia and Jennie Fae Likens, the two daughters of traveling carnival workers are left for an extended stay at the Indianapolis (3850 E. New York St. is hardly suburban, nor was it in 1965, by any stretch of the imagination.) home of single mother Gertrude Baniszewski and her six children. Times are tough, and Gertrude's financial needs cause her to make this arrangement before realizing how the burden will push her unstable nature to a breaking point. What transpires in the next three months is both riveting and horrific, leaving one child dead and the rest scarred for life.
Rated: 7.3/10 from 12,301 votes on IMDb
Release Date: (Sweden)
Tagline: The true story of a shocking crime and a secret that wouldn't keep.
Directors: Tommy O'Haver
Writers: Tommy O'Haver, Irene Turner
Location: Los Angeles, California, USA