|release date||December 4 2007|
|writer||Jack Ketchum, Dan Farrands|
|starring||Blythe Auffarth, Blanche Baker, Blythe Auffarth, Daniel Manche|
|trailer 1||Trailer #1|
SynopsisA teenage girl is held captive and brutally tortured by neighborhood children. Based on a true story, this shocking novel reveals the depravity of which we are all capable.
Think you know pain? You don’t know shit. Sylvia Likens knew pain. In 1958 she was locked in the basement of her foster home, and tortured for weeks and weeks, until she was dead. She was starved, denied the use of a bathroom, forced to eat her own excrements, raped, and beaten by the kids of the neighborhood. Her foster family would invite kids over from the neighborhood to drink beers, smoke cigarettes, burn and penetrate a tied up 13 year old girl in the cellar, as long as they didn’t tell anyone. It went on for around three months, until poor Sylvia Likens died. It was, as someone at the actual trial had stated, “the most terrible crime ever committed in the state of Indiana”. …Read More