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An American Crime

R

7 Dec 2007

1 hr 37 min

Drama

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The true story of a child's punishment that became a woman's crime.
The true story of suburban housewife Gertrude Baniszewski, who kept a teenage girl locked in the basement of her Indiana home during the 1960s.

Details

Status: Released
Country: USA
Language: English
Awards: Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 2 nominations.
Budget: $2M

Direction

Tommy O'Haver

Writing

(Author · Screenplay)
(Author · Screenplay)

Acting

Ellen Page (as Sylvia Likens)
Hayley McFarland (as Jennifer Faye 'Jennie' Likens)
Nick Searcy (as Lester Likens)
Catherine Keener (as Gertrude Baniszewski)
Romy Rosemont (as Betty Likens)
Ari Graynor (as Paula Baniszewski)
Scout Taylor-Compton (as Stephanie Baniszewski)
Tristan Jarred (as Johnny Baniszewski)
Hannah Leigh (as Shirley Baniszewski)
Bradley Whitford (as Prosecutor)
James Franco (as Andy)

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