Crime of the Century Poster

Release Date: 1996

PG-13|1 hr 56 min

Plot Summary
In the 1930s, the baby of famed flier Charles Lindbergh is kidnapped and murdered, and the public is desperate to find the person who committed this infamous crime. So when a bit of evidence seems to point to German carpenter Bruno Hauptmann (Stephen Rea), the trial moves forward, despite the cries of innocence from him and his devoted wife, Anna (Isabella Rossellini). And with the corrupt legal system looking for someone to pin the blame on, the future begins to look bleak for Bruno.

Cast: Stephen Rea, Isabella Rossellini, J.T. Walsh, Allen Garfield, Michael Moriarty, David Paymer, Don Harvey, Gerald S. O'Loughlin

Director: Mark Rydell

Genres: Docudrama

Keywords: Tense, 1930s, Emotional, Dark, Wife, Murder

Awards

Nominated Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or Dramatic Special
Nominated Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or Dramatic Special
Nominated Best Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Nominated Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Nominated Best Performance by An Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Nominated Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television