Starring: Jim Broadbent, Samantha Morton, Lindsay Duncan
Director: Tom Hooper
Award Winner Jim Broadbent and Academy
Samantha Morton star in this stunning HBO film about crime, punishment,
redemption and forgiveness, from Golden Globe-winning director Tom
Golden Globe-winning writer Peter Morgan.
Broadbent is Frank Aungier Pakenham, the 7th Earl of
Longford, an unconventional politician who tirelessly champions
rights. Morton is Myra Hindley, the
infamous child killer behind the "Moors Murders" and the
evil among the public. Playing out
amidst the media furor of the time, the story explores the reasons
steadfast conviction that Hindley should be released and rehabilitated,
how his advocacy and good faith, ironically, may have ransomed his good
and a reputation built over decades.
Rating: TV-Mature. IMDB Parents Guide
- For the Record: Firsthand
Accounts of the Moors Murders
- Audio Commentary with director Tom
Rating: Not Rated.
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Time: 93 Minutes
Languages: English, Spanish
Subtitles: English, French, Spanish