Crime + Punishment In Suburbia

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Overview

Recalling both The Postman Always Rings Twice 1946 and American Beauty 1999, this teen drama recounts the trials and tribulations of one very dysfunctional family. Roseanne Skolnik Monica Keena is a popular high school student who is dating Jimmy James DeBello, the football captain. She also lives in a family where her embittered mother Maggie Ellen Barkin is plotting to murder Roseanne's violent drunken stepfather Fred Michael Ironside. After a smashed Fred rapes her, Roseanne starts plotting her stepfather's ...
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Overview

Recalling both The Postman Always Rings Twice 1946 and American Beauty 1999, this teen drama recounts the trials and tribulations of one very dysfunctional family. Roseanne Skolnik Monica Keena is a popular high school student who is dating Jimmy James DeBello, the football captain. She also lives in a family where her embittered mother Maggie Ellen Barkin is plotting to murder Roseanne's violent drunken stepfather Fred Michael Ironside. After a smashed Fred rapes her, Roseanne starts plotting her stepfather's demise too. She ropes her boyfriend into doing the deed, and soon she finds herself under arrest and on trial for the crime. With all of her friends shunning her, she confides in her creepy voyeuristic neighbor. This film was screened at the 2000 Sundance Film Festival.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/2/2001
  • UPC: 883904130086
  • Original Release: 2000
  • Source: Mgm (Video & Dvd)
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 18,423

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Monica Keena Roseanne Skolnik
Vincent Kartheiser Vincent
Ellen Barkin Maggie Skolnik
Jeffrey Wright Chris
James DeBello Jimmy
Michael Ironside Fred Skolnik
Conchata Ferrell Bella
Marshall Teague Coach
Brad Greenquist Calvin Berry
Lucinda Jenney Vincent's Mom
Technical Credits
Rob Schmidt Director
Ruth Ammon Production Designer
Matthew Barry Casting
Michael Brook Score Composer
Bobby Bukowski Cinematographer
Lynn D'Angona Asst. Director
Larry Gross Producer, Screenwriter
Pamela Koffler Producer
Ann Scibelli Sound/Sound Designer
Susan Shopmaker Casting
Christine Vachon Producer
Craig Woods Sound/Sound Designer
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Vincent Kartheiser

    I saw this movie yesterday night on tv and I absolutely loved it. I also loved Vincent Kartheiser's role. His personality in the movie was just like mine. I plan to buy the dvd soon...

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    loved it

    This movie was great, its nice to see someting happen to Miss Popular and something good happen to the weird guy.

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