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An American Crime Quotes

An American Crime is a TV show that appeared on TV in 1970 . An American Crime stopped airing in 1970.

It features Christine Vachon as producer, Alan Ari Lazar in charge of musical score, and Byron Shah as head of cinematography.

An American Crime is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of An American Crime is 98 minutes long. An American Crime is distributed by Showtime Network.

The cast includes: Hannah Leigh Dworkin as Shirley Baniszewski, Ellen Page as Sylvia Likens, Catherine Keener as Gertrude Baniszewski, Carlie Westerman as Marie Baniszewski, and Tristan Jarred as Johnny Baniszewski.

An American Crime Quotes

Hannah Leigh Dworkin as Shirley Baniszewski

  • (Hannah Leigh Dworkin) "I thought we were just teaching her."
  • (Hannah Leigh Dworkin) "Don't worry Jennie. Mamma's just teaching her."

Catherine Keener as Gertrude Baniszewski

  • (Catherine Keener) "Who's in charge here?"
  • (Tristan Jarred) "You are, mama."
  • (Unnamed) "Are you scared?"
  • (Catherine Keener) "I've been scared about a lot of things for a long time."
  • (Catherine Keener) "You know what it's like to be sick, Sylvia. I've been sick for so long, too. I can't -- discipline my kids they was I should. I punish them I know, but -- sometimes with my medicine I gets so I don't know what I'm doing."
  • (Catherine Keener) "And I care for them so much. Paula, the thing is -- Paula's a lot like me. I had her when I was just about your age. Then Stephanie. Then all the others. Then John left -- And here I am on medicine, doing whatever I can to keep my family together. I want something better for Paula -- There has to be something better -- And I need to protect my children --"
  • (Catherine Keener) "Do you understand that? You kids -- you're all I've got -- Thank you, Sylvia. Thank you for understanding, thank you."
  • (Catherine Keener) "Ricky -- she came back from juvenile. Started stirring up trouble again -- Johnny hold her."
  • (Ellen Page) "No, please, please."
  • (Catherine Keener) "Keep her still."
  • (Carlie Westerman) "If you move, it'll only be messy."
  • (Catherine Keener) "Light that."
  • (Ellen Page) "No. No. No. Please. No. No. Please. Please."
  • (Catherine Keener) "Stop it."
  • (Hannah Leigh Dworkin) "You got it right, mama?"
  • (Catherine Keener) "Make sure it's hot."
  • (Ellen Page) "I'm sorry. I'm sorry."
  • (Catherine Keener) "You liar."
  • (Ellen Page) "Please stop, please no. Please."
  • (Catherine Keener) "You branded my daughters -- now I have to brand you."

Ellen Page as Sylvia Likens

  • (Ellen Page) "-- every situation God always has a plan. I guess I'm still trying to figure out what that plan was."

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