Synopsis: The powerful true story of a callous murder from the minds of the criminals who performed it. Based on Truman Capote’s best-selling novel.
Starring: Robert Blake, Scott Wilson
Supporting actors: John Forsythe, Paul Stewart, Gerald S. O’Loughlin, Jeff Corey, John Gallaudet, James Flavin, Charles McGraw, Will Geer, John McLiam, Ruth Storey, Brenda Currin, Paul Hough, Vaughn Taylor,Duke Hobbie, Sheldon Allman, Sammy Thurman, Raymond Hatton, Sadie Truitt, Myrtle Clare, Ted Eccles
Directed by: Richard Brooks
Studio: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
Serious Jest: (Worth Watching) An insightful commentary on crime and punishment. Still relevant, even almost 45 years later. Brooks strove for the same level of realism in the film that Capote demanded from his book; many of the scenes were filmed at real locations, like the Clutter house.