In Cold Blood

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A low-key adaptation of Truman Capote's 'novel of fact' about the murder of a whole family by two disturbed petty criminals, In Cold Blood forever shies away from trying to understand the killers (played by Blake and Wilson). Accordingly, in contrast to Capote, whose obsessive documentation of the pair's every act betrays his fear than he (and his readers) could well do something similar, Brooks explains and sympathises away their act as being unique to them.

Release details

Duration: 134 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Richard Brooks
Screenwriter: Richard Brooks
Cast: Robert Blake
Scott Wilson
John Forsythe
Paul Stewart
Gerald S O'Loughlin
Jeff Corey
Charles McGraw
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