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American Woman (2019)

Inspired by the headline-dominating kidnapping of heiress Patty Hearst in 1974, this atmospheric drama is a fictionalized re-imagining of her time in hiding, from the perspective of Jenny, a political activist assigned to take care of her.

Director:

Semi Chellas

Writers:

Semi Chellas, Susan Choi (novel)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Hong Chau ... Jenny
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ellen Burstyn ... Miss Dolly
Greg Campbell ... Mr. Morton
David Cubitt ... Agent John Spivey
Sarah Gadon ... Pauline
John Gallagher Jr. ... Juan
Matt Gordon ... Bob
Dylan House ... Michael
Lola Kirke ... Yvonne
Jordan Pettle ... Rob Frazier
Alicia Richardson ... Sandy
David Tompa ... Fingerprinter
Dru Viergever ... State Trooper
Richard Walters ... Thomas
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Inspired by the headline-dominating kidnapping of heiress Patty Hearst in 1974, this atmospheric drama is a fictionalized re-imagining of her time in hiding, from the perspective of Jenny, a political activist assigned to take care of her.

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Featured in 2020 Canadian Screen Awards for Cinematic Arts (2020) See more »

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Intriguing
12 July 2020 | by Gordon-11See all my reviews

I don't know the historical context or events around the film, but I thought it was intriguing and interesting.


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Country:

USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 September 2020 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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