On January 18, 2003, police, alerted by a frantic 911 call from a distraught pair of teenage girls, arrived at the girls Toronto area town house to find their mother dead. It appeared the 44-year-old alcoholic, having slipped into a booze-and-pill stupor, drowned in her own bathwater. The death was ruled accidental by the authorities. In the months that followed, however, police were alerted to rumours and reports that the teenagers had been gossiping to friends about the accident. Police began piecing together rumours that suggested the teens might have had a hand in their mother's death. In fact, rather than an accident, the story that emerged portrayed the two teens as cold-blooded, premeditated killers.Written by
Jeffrey Ballard lost a lot of weight for the role of Justin. The idea was to show that Justin was neglected by his parents, that he's always out with his friends drinking or smoking, that he's not eating healthy. Ballard even stopped sleeping just so that he could get into Justin mindset and being disoriented. See more »
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Ever since I can remember, it was always my sister and me against the big bad world.
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