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An American Crime

Rated R for strong and disturbing depiction of child abuse and torture.

R 98min.
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The true story of a young girl held captive by her insane caretaker comes to life in this disturbing film from Ella Enchanted director Tommy O'Haver. Hard Candy's Ellen Page stars as Sylvia Likens a teenager who, along with her sister, is left to ... Read More
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Gertrude Baniszewski
Sylvia Likens
Paula Baniszewski
Lester Likens
Reverend Bill
Betty Likens
Coy Hubbard
Ricky Hobbs
October 31, 2009
As chilling as reading "In Cold Blood." This movie is so powerful and painful because it's based on true events. Catherine Keener and Ellen Page do a great job of truly capturing the essence of this story. I hope this movie can be used as an example of what we as humans should do to prevent things like this from happening in the future. We have voices that we should use when others are
July 10, 2008
Ellen page in this movie was amazing. This story was very chilling and bringing it to the big screen just brings forth some terrible tragedies that occured during this time period to some of our youth. This was an excellent movie based on a horrible, horrible tragedy. Even today, makes you really look at who you leave your kids with.

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