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Little Pink House

Based on the eminent domain scandal in New London, Connecticut.

Little Pink House stars two-time Academy Award nominee Catherine Keener (Get Out, Capote, The 40-Year-Old Virgin), Emmy nominee Jeanne Tripplehorn (Big Love, The Firm, Grey Gardens), and Callum Keith Rennie (Fifty Shades of Gray, Warcraft: The Beginning, Memento). The screenplay is adapted from Jeff Benedict’s book, Little Pink House: A True Story of Defiance and Courage

Based on a true story, a small-town EMT named Susette Kelo (Keener) starts over in New London, Connecticut, in a small cottage. She refurbishes it with her bare hands and paints it pink.

Then she discovers powerful politicians are bent on bulldozing her blue-collar neighborhood to make way for condos and office buildings designed to benefit the new corporate headquarters of pharmaceutical giant, Pfizer.

With the help of a young lawyer, Susette emerges as the reluctant leader of her neighbors in an epic battle that goes all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court, inspires a nation, and helps millions of Americans protect their homes.

"Like Erin Brockovich for eminent domain, Little Pink House does well to explain the thorny legal issue at its center without getting bogged down in minutiae."

Tatiana Craine, Village Voice

"It's an entertaining movie; but to an extent it's also a public service, in that it persuades the audience to think about an issue it might never have previously considered."

Mick LaSalle, San Francisco Chronicle

"The bottom line—it hits a nerve … unmistakable timeliness … excellent performances … Jeanne Tripplehorn performs with force and complexity … Little Pink House brings urgency to a fascinating, underexplored theme."

Stephen Farber, Hollywood Reporter

Movie Info

Directed by Courtney Moorehead Balaker
100 Minutes

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