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An American crime / First Look Studios presents a First Look Pictures production ; a Killer Films/John Wells Production ; written by Tommy O'Haver and Irene Turner ; directed by Tommy O'Haver.

O'Haver, Tommy, 1967- (Screenwriter, Director). Turner, Irene. (Screenwriter). Keener, Catherine. (Actor). Page, Ellen. (Actor). Whitford, Bradley. (Actor). First Look Studios. (Added Author). First Look Pictures. (Added Author). Killer Films. (Added Author). John Wells Productions (Firm) (Added Author). Catherine Keener, Ellen Page, Bradley Whitford. (Cast).
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Available copies

  • 6 of 9 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

1 current hold with 9 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville DVD Ame (Text) 32604000163375 DCTPLD AD FIC DVD Available -
Dunkirk PL - Dunkirk DVD DRA AnA (Text) 76381000061049 DVD Available -
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library DVD DRAMA AME (Text) 33187004304503 Digital Video Disc Checked out 12/20/2018
 : 52766, [ A.G. 2017-11-08 @ FULCO-ROC ]
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library DVD FIC AMERICAN (Text) 37500004511826 Movies In transit -
Lebanon PL - Lebanon DVD F AME 8191 (Text) 34330512881237 AV - Movie Collection Available -
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle DVD DRAMA AMER (Text) 39231033047933 Audiovisual Collection Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield DVD AMERI (Text) 31208911856351 audiovisual Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield DVD AMERI (Text) 31208911856369 audiovisual Available -
Thorntown PL - Thorntown DVD FIC AME (Text) 30034000981947 Adult DVD Collection Checked out 12/26/2018

Record details

  • ISBN: 159241768X
  • ISBN: 9781592417681
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (92 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [United States] : First Look Studios, [2008]

Content descriptions

Creation/Production Credits Note:
Editor, Melissa Kent ; director of photography, Byron Shah.
Participant or Performer Note:
Catherine Keener, Ellen Page, Bradley Whitford.
Summary, etc.:
The true story of a housewife who tortures two teenage sisters and abuses one to death, allowing her children and neighborhood kids to assist in the abuse.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R; for strong and disturbing depiction of child abuse and torture.
System Details Note:
DVD, widescreen (16 x9 ); 5.1 Dolby Digital surround, NTSC.
Language Note:
English dialogue with English and Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject: Baniszewski, Gertrude > Drama.
Likens, Sylvia > Drama.
Child abuse > Drama.
Torture > Drama.
Genre: Crime films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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