More About Patty Hearst
This drama is based on the heiress' book "Every Secret Thing" and chronicles the story of how she was kidnapped and brainwashed and transformed into a machine gun-toting terrorist by the Symbionese Liberation Army.
Main Cast & Crew
Paul Schrader - Director
Patty Hearst tells her side of the story in this account of her kidnapping by and experiences with the Symbionese Liberation Army.
"...Scary....Richardson [gives] an absolutely smashing performance..." - 09/23/1988 New York Times, p.C8
Included in the New York Times "10 BEST FILMS OF 1988" - 12/25/1988 New York Times, p.II, 9
"...Schrader has made his best film since BLUE COLLAR..." - 08/01/1988 Film Comment, p.5-8