Capote (2005)

7.5 / Rated by 2 people

114 min.
Plot  At a farm in Kansas, a family friend discovers the dead bodies of four members of the Clutter family. While reading ''The New York Times'', the story of the Clutters rivets writer Truman Capote (Philip Seymour Hoffman), who calls ''The New Yorker'' magazine editor William Shawn (Bob Balaban) to tell him that he plans to document the tragedy.

Capote travels to Kansas, inviting childhood friend Nelle Harper Lee (Catherine Keener) to come along. Capote intends to interview those involved with the victims, the Clutter family, with Lee as his go-between and facilitator. Alvin Dewey (Chris Cooper), the Kansas Bureau of Investigation's lead detective on the case, brushes him off, but Dewey's wife Marie (Amy Ryan) is a fan of Capote's writing and persuades Dewey to invite Capote and Lee to their house for dinner. She is starstruck by Capote's stories of being on movie sets with film stars.

Dewey warms up to Capote and allows him to view the photographs of the victims. Th...



Philip Seymour Hoffman
Truman Capote
Catherine Keener
Nelle Harper Lee
Clifton Collins Jr.
Perry Smith
Chris Cooper
Alvin Dewey
Bob Balaban
William Shawn
Bruce Greenwood
Jack Dunphy
Amy Ryan
Marie Dewey
Mark Pellegrino
Richard "Dick" Hickock
Marshall Bell
Warden Marshall Krutch
R. D. Reid
Roy Church
C. Ernst Harth
Lowell Lee Andrews


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