Patty Hearst


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Based on a renowned true story, this drama follows college student and newspaper heiress Patty Hearst (Natasha Richardson) as she is abducted at the hands of left-wing extremists. Held captive by members of the Symbionese Liberation Army, Hearst is exposed to their beliefs and eventually cooperates with the group, even taking part in a number of bank robberies. Later, Hearst is apprehended, and authorities must determine how to deal with her highly unusual case.

Release details

Rated: R
Duration: 0 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Paul Schrader
Screenwriter: Nicholas Kazan
Cast: Natasha Richardson
William Forsythe
Ving Rhames
Frances Fisher
Jodi Long
Olivia Baraash
Dana Delany
Marek Johnson