Villisca: Living with a Mystery

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By on July 25, 2009

Category: 15
All Genres: Documentary
Release Year: 2004
Country: USA
Runtime: 115
Rating: (0)
Languages: English
Director: Kelly Rundle
Sound: Dolby

  • A True Story of Murder and Consequence in the Heartland

  • Writing by: Kelly Rundle – writer
    Tammy Rundle – writer

    Produced by: Adam Lawrence – associate producer
    Noelle Pollack – associate producer
    Kelly Rundle – co-producer
    Tammy Rundle – co-producer

    Cast: Larry Brandstetter – Himself-Director of "A Terrible Stillness"
    Ervalene Brown – Herself
    Rebecca Christian – Herself-Playwright "A Terrible Stillness"
    Pauline Day – Herself
    Janis Sue Enarson – Herself-Former Villisca Mayor
    Edgar V. Epperly – Documentary, historian
    Carolyn Cole Gage – Herself-Publisher Villisca Review
    Robert Moore Jr. – Himself
    Robert K. Ressler – Himself – Founder of F.B.I. Behavioural Sciences Unit
    Thomas Rusk – Himself
    Bruce Stillians – Documentary, historian

    Music: Jeff Russo
    Official Website: Visit Website

    Plot Outline: When an entire family is wiped out by an axe murderer on a June evening in 1912, a small Iowa town spirals into chaos and division…
    Plot: When an entire family is wiped out by an axe murderer on a June evening in 1912, a small Iowa town spirals into chaos and division. “Villisca” tells the epic true story of the Villisca, Iowa Children's Day murders. Following just two months after the sinking of the Titanic, the still-unsolved crime built and ruined political careers, created a lasting community split over the guilt or innocence of a local man–a state Senator–and produced dozens of litigations including three of America's most sensational trials.

    Movie Quotes: Harold Melvin: It is apparent that you have no concept of pot odds. There are a number of books available in the gift shop that explain it quite thoroughly. Also, you have corn in your teeth.

    Crazy Credits: We know about 1 Crazy Credits. One of them reads:
    The opening credits are styled to appear as cigarette boxes.

    Goofs: We know about 4 goofs. Here comes one of them:
    Plot holes: Commentator Phil Godon calls a hand King-Jack of clubs, but the display shows it as King of Spades and Jack of Clubs.

    Trivia: There are 1 entries in the trivia list – like these:

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