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Savage Grace (2007)

Not Rated  |   |  Drama  |  25 January 2008 (Spain)
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A dramatization of the shocking Barbara Daly Baekeland murder case, which happened in a posh London flat on Friday 17 November 1972. The bloody crime caused a stir on both sides of the Atlantic and remains one of the most memorable American Tragedies...

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The true story of the beautiful and charismatic but mentally unstable Barbara Daly, who married above her class to Brooks Baekeland, heir to the Bakelite plastics fortune. Their only child is a failure in his father's eyes, and as he matures and becomes increasingly close to his alienated mother, the seeds for tragedy are sown. Written by Anonymous

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$4,600,000 (estimated)

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$22,311 (USA) (30 May 2008)

Gross:

$434,417 (USA) (15 August 2008)
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Eddie Redmayne and Julianne Moore both won Oscars for Leading Roles in the 87th Academy Awards. Redmayne won for portraying Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Everythign (2014) and Moore for portraying Alice Howland in Still Alice (2014) See more »

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In the opening scene when Barbara arranges a dinner date at a restaurant, there is a pimple between her cheek and her chin. Mid-scene the spot is gone. See more »

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Antony Baekeland: I was eating a tomato at tea time a few weeks ago, and I suddenly realized that mommy is not dead at all. Just very, very mysterious.
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Shocking, slow, sick...but
19 August 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The idle rich are boring, which is why the movie is paced so slowly. The subject matter, based on truth is shocking because it is real and sick. You can see where this is going early on, but somehow, it's like a car accident. You don't want to watch but you do? Those of us who don't have money would like to think money cures problems, but as this material shows, if you're sick, you're sick. I thought the actors did a good job portraying their characters. When these things happen to ordinary people, they're statistics. When they happen to rich people, they become the material for books and movies.

Very dark subject matter, played out very frankly, which makes this all the more disturbing.


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