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The Resource 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, (videorecording)

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, (videorecording)

Label
An American crime
Title
An American crime
Statement of responsibility
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
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Director
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
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
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Editor, Melissa Kent ; director of photography, Byron Shah
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for strong and disturbing depiction of child abuse and torture
Language note
English dialogue with English and Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
A44 2008
PerformerNote
Catherine Keener, Ellen Page, Bradley Whitford
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1967-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • O'Haver, Tommy
  • Turner, Irene
  • Keener, Catherine
  • Page, Ellen
  • Whitford, Bradley
  • First Look Studios
  • First Look Pictures
  • Killer Films
  • John Wells Productions (Firm)
Runtime
92
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Baniszewski, Gertrude
  • Likens, Sylvia
  • Child abuse
  • Torture
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
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, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (92 min.)
Isbn
9781592417681
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
687797114198
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • FLP 11419
  • FLP-11419WR
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 1204885
  • (OCoLC)ocn228074263
  • (OCoLC)228074263
  • 1204885
System details
DVD, widescreen (16 x9 ); 5.1 Dolby Digital surround, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD
Label
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, (videorecording)
Publication
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (92 min.)
Isbn
9781592417681
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
687797114198
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • FLP 11419
  • FLP-11419WR
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 1204885
  • (OCoLC)ocn228074263
  • (OCoLC)228074263
  • 1204885
System details
DVD, widescreen (16 x9 ); 5.1 Dolby Digital surround, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD

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