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Capote
7.1
/10
4,384 Ratings

Synopsis

Reading of the murder of a Kansas family, NYC novelist Truman Capote decides to cover the story and travels there with his friend and aspiring writer Harper Lee. When Perry Smith and Dick Hickock are arrested and charged, Capote forms an emotional bond with Smith during his jailhouse interviews.

Our take

Bennett Miller’s three-film winning streak began here: a true-crime biopic chronicling the investigative journalism that developed into the iconic novel In Cold Blood. With an absorbing Philip Seymour Hoffman as Capote, a chameleonic performance for which he won the Academy Award® for Best Actor.