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Capote (2-Sep-2005)

Director: Bennett Miller

Writer: Dan Futterman

Based on a book by: Gerald Clarke

Music by: Mychael Danna

Producers: Caroline Baron; William Vince; Michael Ohoven

Keywords: Drama, Biography, Literature

Biographical drama follows famed writer Truman Capote in the course of writing In Cold Blood.

ABSTRACT
1959, Holcomb, Kansas: A family of four are brutally murdered in a quiet Midwestern town, bringing New Yorker writer Truman Capote on the scene alongside friend and fellow scribe Harper Lee to perform research for an upcoming article. Fascinated by the case and its suspects, Capote expands his trip into an ambitious planning session for what would ultimately become his magnum opus, embarking on a troubled professional relationship with inmate Perry Smith transcending commonly-accepted boundaries between author and subject as In Cold Blood takes shape.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Bob Balaban
Film Director
16-Aug-1945   Parents
Clifton Collins, Jr.
Actor
16-Jun-1970   One Eight Seven
Chris Cooper
Actor
9-Jul-1951   American Beauty
Bruce Greenwood
Actor
12-Aug-1956   Dr. Griffin on St. Elsewhere
Philip Seymour Hoffman
Actor
23-Jul-1967 2-Feb-2014 Character actor
Catherine Keener
Actor
23-Mar-1959   Maxine in Being John Malkovich
Mark Pellegrino
Actor
9-Apr-1965   Lucifer on Supernatural
David Rakoff
Author
27-Nov-1964 9-Aug-2012 Don't Get Too Comfortable
Amy Ryan
Actor
30-Nov-1969   Gone Baby Gone

CAST

Philip Seymour Hoffman   ...   Truman Capote
Catherine Keener   ...   Nelle Harper Lee
Clifton Collins, Jr.   ...   Perry Smith
Bruce Greenwood   ...   Jack Dunphy
Bob Balaban   ...   William Shawn
Mark Pellegrino   ...   Dick Hickock
Marshall Bell   ...   Warden Marshall Krutch
Amy Ryan   ...   Marie Dewey
Bess Meyer   ...   Linda Murchak
and
Chris Cooper   ...   Alvin Dewey
Allie Mickelson   ...   Laura Kinney
Kelci Stephenson   ...   Nancy Clutter
Craig Archibald   ...   Christopher
Bronwen Coleman   ...   Barbara
Kate Shindle   ...   Rose
David Wilson Barnes   ...   Grayson
Michael J. Berg   ...   Williams
Kwesi Ameyaw   ...   Porter
Andrew Farago   ...   Car Rental Agent
Ken Krotowich   ...   Courthouse Guard
R. D. Reid   ...   Roy Church
Robert McLaughlin   ...   Harold Nye
Harry Nelken   ...   Sheriff Walter Sanderson
Jon Ted Wynne   ...   Journalist
Jonathan Barrett   ...   Journalist
Christopher Read   ...   Journalist
Edward Sutton   ...   Old Man
Mia Faircloth   ...   Girl
Ainsley Balcewich   ...   Girl
Kerr Hewitt   ...   Danny Burke
John Warkentin   ...   Warren Hotel Desk Clerk
Avery Tiplady   ...   Alvin Dewey, Jr.
Nazariy Demkowicz   ...   Paul Dewey
John Destry   ...   Pete Holt
Araby Lockhart   ...   Dorothy Sanderson
John MacLaren   ...   Judge Roland Tate
Olie Alto   ...   Franklin Weeks
Adam Kimmel   ...   Richard Avedon
Jeremy Dangerfield   ...   Jury Foreman
David Rakoff   ...   Ben Baron
Robert Huculak   ...   NY Reporter
James Durham   ...   Young Prison Guard
Frank Filbert   ...   Prison Guard
Boyd Johnson   ...   ND Prison Guard
Don Malboeuf   ...   ND Prison Guard
Will Woytowich   ...   Cruiser
C. Ernst Harth   ...   Lowell Lee Andrews
Wayne Nicklas   ...   Row Guard
Jason Love   ...   Row Guard
Norman Armour   ...   Literary Enthusiast
Manfred Maretzki   ...   Herb Clutter
Miriam Smith   ...   Bonnie Clutter
Philip Lockwood   ...   Kenyon Clutter
Marina Stephenson Kerr   ...   Operator
Jim Shepard   ...   Chaplain

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