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Capote (2005)

Published: [United States] : MGM, 2005 Made available through hoopla
Description:  1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 114 min.)) : sd., col
Language:  English

Philip Seymour Hoffman, Catherine Keener, Clifton Collins, Jr., Bruce Greenwood, Bob Balaban, Mark Pellegrino, Chris Cooper

In 1959, Truman Capote, a popular writer for The New Yorker, learns about the horrific and senseless murder of a family of four in Kansas. Inspired by the story material, Capote and his partner, Harper Lee, travel to the town to research for an article. As he digs deeper into the story, he is inspired to expand the project into what would be his greatest work, "In Cold Blood". He arranges extensive interviews with the prisoners, especially Perry Smith, a quiet and articulate man with a troubled history. Capote feels some compassion for Perry, but that feeling deeply conflicts with his need for closure on his book, which only an execution can provide. That conflict and the mixed motives for both interviewer and subject make for a troubling experience and produce a literary account that

Rated R

Mode of access: World Wide Web

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Additional Credits:
Vince, William. film producer
Ohoven, Michael. film producer
Baron, Caroline. film producer
Futterman, Dan, 1967- screenwriter
Miller, Bennett. film director
Hoffman, Philip Seymour, 1967-2014, actor
Keener, Catherine. actor
Collins, Clifton, Jr., actor
Greenwood, Bruce, 1956- actor
Balaban, Bob. actor
Pellegrino, Mark. actor
Cooper, Chris, 1951- actor
Danna, Mychael. composer (expression)
Clarke, Gerald, 1937- author.
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