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1 hr. 30 min.

Plot Summary
"Ed Gein" is based closely on the life of the famed Wisconsin serial killer. The kind folks in Plainfield, Wis., think Ed Gein is just a shy, eccentric farmer. But Ed knows differently. With the ghost of his mother compelling him, Ed can no longer resist the allure of Plainfield's women, and his fierce desire to experience a real, live kill or two.

Cast: Steve Railsback , Carrie Snodgress , Sally Champlin , Carol Mansell , Nancy Linehan Charles , Pat Skipper , Travis McKenna , Craig Zimmerman

Director: Chuck Parello

Genres: Drama

Distributor: First Look

Ed Gein (2001)

Release Date: May 4th, 2001|1 hr. 30 min.

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  • 50
    Paul Malcolm L.A. Weekly

    Railsback and Snodgrass struggle against caricature in their own fine performances. show more

  • 50
    Luke Y. Thompson New Times (L.A.)

    It's all a bit silly and predictable, but maybe that's the point. show more

  • 40
    Kevin Thomas Los Angeles Times

    At times awkward and under-inspired, creating a question as to whether so gloomy and repugnant a tale was worth telling simply for its own sake. show more

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