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An American Crime
The true story of a child's punishment that became a woman's crime.

An American Crime

Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Year: 2007
imdb rating: 7.4
Cast: Ellen Page, Catherine Keener, Hayley McFarland
Director: Tommy O'Haver

The true story of suburban housewife Gertrude Baniszewski, who kept a teenage girl locked in the basement of her Indiana home during the 1960s.

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An American Crime: review

Very good performances from Ellen Page and Catherine Keener for quite an empty movie.

Could have been done much, much better with a proper direction and script.