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.
J. Michael Straczynski first learned of the story of Christine Collins from an unnamed source at Los Angeles City Hall. The source had stumbled across case files regarding the Wineville Chicken Coop Murders among other discarded documents scheduled for destruction. ... ...
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.
When the police car pulls up to the Collins house to take down the missing child report, the first policeman steps onto the tree lawn and starts talking to Christine Collins. When the camera angle changes to a view from across the street, the policeman is suddenly standing on concrete.
The black-and-white Universal logo used in the 1940s opens the film.
$9,351,560 (USA) (2 November 2008)
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