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Release Date: September 30, 2005Running Time: 114 mins.
MPAA Rating: RBox Office: $28,747,570.00
Genre: Adaptation, Biopic, Crime, Drama, Period


Philip Seymour Hoffman

Catherine Keener

Clifton Collins

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In November, 1959, Truman Capote, the author of "Breakfast at Tiffany's" and a favorite figure in what is soon to be known as the 'Jet Set', reads an article on a back page of the New York Times. It tells of the murders of four members of a well-known farm family--the Clutters--in Holcomb, Kansas. Something about this story catches Capote's eye. It presents an opportunity, he believes, to test his long-held theory that, in the hands of the right writer, non-fiction can be as compelling as fiction. What impact have the murders had on that tiny town on the wind-swept plains? With that as his subject--because, for his purpose it does not matter if the murderers are ever caught--he convinces The... Full Summary >>