Duration Director Mark Rydell WritersWilliam Nicholson
WriterLudovic Kennedy (book), William Nicholson (teleplay) NominationsGolden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television CastStephen Rea (Bruno Richard Hauptmann), Isabella Rossellini (Anna Hauptmann), J. T. Walsh (Col. Norman Schwarzkopf), Michael Moriarty (Governor Harold Hoffman), Allen Garfield (Lt. James Finn), John Harkins (Edward Reilly) Similar moviesStephen Rea appears in Crime of the Century and Citizen X
Crime of the century trailer 1996
Crime of the Century is a 1996 HBO television film directed by Mark Rydell. It presents a dramatization of the Lindbergh kidnapping. The film stars Stephen Rea as Bruno Hauptmann and Isabella Rossellini as his wife Anna.
The film presents the Lindbergh kidnapping with the idea that Bruno Hauptman was not guilty.
Stephen Rea as Bruno Hauptman
Isabella Rossellini as Anna Hauptman
J.T. Walsh as Col. Norman Schwarzkopf, Sr.
Michael Moriarty as New Jersey Governor Harold Hoffman
Bert Remsen as Dr. John Condon
Scott N. Stevens as Col. Charles Lindbergh
The film earned five Golden Globe nominations in the "Mini-Series or Motion Picture made for TV" categories. The film was nominated for the Outstanding Casting for a Miniseries or a Special, Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries or a Special, Outstanding Editing for a Miniseries or a Special - Single Camera Production and Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries or a Special at the 49th Primetime Emmy Awards.