Dolores Claiborne

Dolores Claiborne

132 mins | Drama, Crime, Mystery | March 24, 1995

Dolores Claiborne was accused of killing her abusive husband twenty years ago, but the court's findings were inconclusive and she was allowed to walk free. Now she has been accused of killing her employer, Vera Donovan, and this time there is a witness who can place her at the scene of the crime. Things look bad for Dolores when her daughter Selena, a successful Manhattan magazine writer, returns to cover the story.

Dolores Claiborne

132 mins | Drama, Crime, Mystery | March 24, 1995

Dolores Claiborne
Dolores Claiborne was accused of killing her abusive husband twenty years ago, but the court's findings were inconclusive and she was allowed to walk free. Now she has been accused of killing her employer, Vera Donovan, and this time there is a witness who can place her at the scene of the crime. Things look bad for Dolores when her daughter Selena, a successful Manhattan magazine writer, returns to cover the story.
IMDb rating 7.4
Producers Columbia Pictures, Castle Rock Entertainment
Original title Dolores Claiborne
Directors Kristie Sills, Shelley Crawford, Taylor Hackford, Josh McLaglen
Writers Tony Gilroy, Stephen King

Cast

Kathy Bates

as Dolores Claiborne

Jennifer Jason Leigh

as Selena St. George

Judy Parfitt

as Vera Donovan

Christopher Plummer

as John Mackey

David Strathairn

as Joe St. George

Eric Bogosian

as Peter

John C. Reilly

as Const. Frank Stamshaw

Ellen Muth

as Young Selena

Bob Gunton

as Mr. Pease

Roy Cooper

as Magistrate

Wayne Robson

as Sammy Marchant

Ruth Marshall

as Secretary

Weldon Allen

as Bartender

Tom Gallant

as Searcher

Kelly Burnett

as Jack Donovan

Matt Appleby

as Kid on Street

Thomas Skinner

as Kid on Street

Taffara Jessica Stella Murray

as Young Selena (Age 5)

Susan Lane

as Crying Girl

Frank Adamson

as Detective Supervisor

Edward Rubin

as Detective Supervisor

Vernon Steel

as Ferry Vendor