R | | Biography, Crime, Drama
A grief-stricken mother takes on the LAPD to her own detriment when it tries to pass off an obvious impostor as her missing child.
There is a roadside café named "Bummy's" which appears early on. This is possibly in memory of Clint Eastwood's long time collaboration with Production Designer Henry Bumstead, who passed away in 2006. His nickname was "Bummy".
Walter, honey. Time to wake up.
Walter Collins: Just ten more minutes...
Christine Collins: Sorry, sport. You can sleep in tomorrow, that's what Saturdays are for.
A scene set in 1928 features electro-convulsive therapy (also known as electroshock therapy). Electro-convulsive therapy was first used on humans in 1937, by Italian doctor Ugo Cerletti.
The black-and-white Universal logo used in the 1940s opens the film.
$9,351,560 (USA) (2 November 2008)
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