A newspaper photographer, Jean, researches the lurid and sensational axe murder of two women in 1873 as an editorial tie-in with a brutal modern double murder. She discovers a cache of papers that appear to give an account of the murders by an eyewitness.

  1. Kathryn Bigelow


  2. Anita Shreve


  3. Alice Arlen


  4. Christopher Kyle


Top Billed Cast

  1. Sean Penn

    Sean Penn

    Thomas Janes

  2. Catherine McCormack

    Catherine McCormack

    Jean Janes

  3. Elizabeth Hurley

    Elizabeth Hurley

    Adaline Gunne

  4. Sarah Polley

    Sarah Polley

    Maren Hontvedt

  5. Josh Lucas

    Josh Lucas

    Rich Janes

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Status Released

Release Information

  • November 1, 2002
    Theatrical (limited)


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 53m

Budget $16,000,000.00

Revenue $109,130.00



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