An American Crime

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American Crime ( Sweden ), Amerikan kuraimu ( Japan ), An American Crime ( Finland / Greece ), El encierro ( Mexico ), The Basement ( USA ), Um Crime Americano ( Brazil )

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Ellen Page

Sylvia Likens

Hayley McFarland

Jennifer Faye 'Jennie' Likens

Nick Searcy

Lester Likens

Romy Rosemont

Betty Likens

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Based on a true story that shocked the nation in 1965, the film recounts one of the most shocking crimes ever committed against a single victim. Sylvia and Jennie Fae Likens, the two daughters of traveling carnival workers are left for an extended stay at the Indianapolis (3850 E. New York St. is hardly suburban, nor was it in 1965, by any stretch of the imagination.) home of single mother Gertrude Baniszewski and her six children. Times are tough, and Gertrude's ... more


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11August 2009

“An American Crime” is a 2007 crime-drama film based on the true story of the torture and murder of Sylvia Likens by Indianapolis housewife Gertrude Baniszewski. A seemingly ordinary housewife and the mother of seven, imprisons a beautiful teenager, who has been left in her charge, in the basement of her Indiana home. “An American Crime” premiered at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival to controversy amongst the critics, most of whom, nonetheless, lauded the daring performances of Catherine Keener and Ellen Page. Download “An American Crime” from our site!

Lizzy

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B+

This movie An American Crime is worth checking out14 October 2012

This movie An American Crime is worth checking out

Mad About Movies

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An American Crime is an average movie, so could be a hit or miss16 September 2012

An American Crime is an average movie, so could be a hit or miss

Lizzy

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Is it worth viewing?.17 October 2011

Is it worth viewing?.

Mad About Movies

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C+

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