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A Little Thing Called Murder
Directed by Richard Benjamin
Produced by Gary A. Randall, Randy Stone
Written by Teena Booth, Randy Stone
Starring Judy Davis
Jonathan Jackson
Chelcie Ross
Cynthia Stevenson
Music by John Frizzell
Cinematography Robert McLachlan
Release date(s) 2006
Running time 90 minutes
Language English

A Little Thing Called Murder is a 2006 drama film starring Judy Davis and Jonathan Jackson and directed by Richard Benjamin. This film made for television, by Stonemade Entertainment for Lifetime TV, was based on a true story, as told in the book Dead End by Jeanne King, which described the crimes of Sante Kimes and her son, Kenny.



A mother, Sante Kimes, and her son, Kenny, commit a series of con games across the country, culminating in the murder of two people. They are both sentenced to life in prison.

The film also examines their bizarre, mutually possessive relationship, hinting at the possibility of incest between them.



Awards and nominations

The film won Best Motion Picture Made for Television in the 11th Golden Satellite Awards.

Judy Davis won the Best Actress in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television in the 11th Golden Satellite Awards. Davis was also nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie in the Emmy Awards.

The film casting team was nominated for Best Movie of the Week Casting by the Casting Society of America in their 2006 Artios Awards.[1].


The film used locations in Vancouver.


  1. ^ [1]Artios Awards 2006

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