Besides, the case is extremely complicated and fascinating for a four hour mini series. Let's also not forget that oh yes He Was Guilty and His Own Brother Turned Him in! In February of that year, the state abandoned its efforts to seek capital punishment, opting to leave Capano imprisoned for life without parole. The cast was also very good. You are missing out one of the saddest yet complicated murder of all. However, Capano's mistress Debby MacIntyre had bought a gun and, when questioned by investigators, admitted to supplying the weapon to Capano.
The only reason the feds investigated her boss was because she was a federal employee. The family was dysfunctional but that's beside the point. The result, though, while engaging, comes off as disappointingly generic when this case was anything but. That is the reason the Feds became involved, he called Clinton and asked him to get the Feds involved in the case. Fahey does a fine job, she does not have her dark long hair. I really did cry in the end which I don't want to give away! His hold over Fahey and Christine Sheve Rachel Ward , another mistress who plays a large role in the story, provides the only real mystery at work here. Rachel Ward is the big surprise, her calm demeanour gives her character the sense of a woman who seems well-grounded on the surface, but who is in many ways the most needy.
She met him and broke it off with Capano, who continued to harass her. Okay, that's out of the way. The film was made before Thomas Capano's fate was decided, but that does not stop this being an intriguing drama with fascinating characters. I lived outside of Philadelphia at the time so the case was front page news every day. He then eluded arrest for a painfully long time.
In the end, neither the body nor the murder weapon was ever found, but there was so much evidence against Capano that his constant claims of innocence, and his apparent certainty that he could beat the charges, came across as a larger-than-life example of a man with an outlandishly hubristic sense of self. She was the scheduling secretary for the governor of Delaware, and her closeness to the halls of power put her disappearance on the front page of newspapers and on national newsmagazines. Overall i like the movie though minus the mistakes though i am a stickler about those. All in all, an interesting story because it is based on a true murder, and you will want to read Ann Rule's book to get the accurate details. I know a little about the Anne Marie Fahey case from news shows; also, Capano just died last year of cardiac arrest. There is just too much evidence, circumstantial and otherwise. I can see where the other review could be coming from when they viewed this mini-series.
This film is based on a true story that was well known in America. Too bad a couple of comments before me don't know the facts of this case. This is the farthest thing from male bashing and I suggest that the commentator needs to understand that this is not about his personal views. But given that the genre is severely handicapped - and that interest in features such as this is most often rather prurient, this one does very well. In 2012, the story was featured on. The sad part is where she is actually getting help with her self-esteem issues, and Capano actually had her psychologist killed.
This movie really touched me because it showed how sad and hard life can be. The only bad cast member was the actress who played Anne Marie. Although detective Frank Gugliatta Paul Michael Glaser and assistant U. Thomas then retrieved the cooler, removed the body, and wrapped the anchor chains around it. It is ironic that Mark Harmon plays Tom Capano. With: Thomas Capano - Mark Harmon Christine Sheve - Rachel Ward Anne Marie Fahey - Kathryn Morris Colm Connolly - Steven Eckholdt Frank Gugliatta - Paul Michael Glaser Marguerite Capano - Olympia Dukakis Kathleen Fahey-Hosey - Rebecca Jenkins Brian Fahey - Kevin Hicks Daniel Chapman - Rick Roberts Gerry Capano - David Hewlett Louis Capano - John Furey As true crime stories go, there can be no question that the case of Anne Marie Fahey was a gripping tabloid tale. When Anne Marie Fahey attempts to slip from his grasp, his need to control goes into overdrive while she doesn't realise how dangerous the situation has become.
Capano's death sentence was commuted to life - I can't remember why -- but his life turned out to be fairly short. Martin's True Crime January 2, 2007 , p. When you watch this, don't worry about going to the 'fridge, you won't miss anything. All this while still being married with four daughters and holding down top jobs in the legal profession. However, Fahey's body was never found, and prosecutors were unable to establish the cause or manner of Fahey's death.
First off Ann Marie had long curly brown hair and in the movie she was short, straight blonde hair. Although detective Frank Gugliatta Paul Michael Glaser and assistant U. The movie just showed the very worst of something that should not have happened. She was last seen alive on Thursday, June 27, 1996, when she went to dinner with Capano in Philadelphia. You do have to remember it's just a made for television movie - or miniseries to be more exact. On November 8, 1997, Gerry was interviewed by detectives and told them that Thomas had borrowed the boat and admitted that he had murdered someone who was attempting to extort him. Thomas Capano was not Anne Marie's boss Tom Carper, the Governor was.
I think it's a waste of money that he is still alive. Too bad for Mark: it's going to be hard to get glamorous movies where he can cut to the chase with Meg after things like this and the Bundy one. Where did he find the time to have two mistresses and a domestic family life? The murderer is popular Delaware attorney, Tom Capano and the victim is the Delaware Governor's Scheduling Secretary, Anne Marie Fahey. With Ann Rule's executive producing, she adds accuracy to Anne Marie's characteristic of organization and her personal battle with an eating disorder. When she started seeing a psychiatrist, met someone else, and fell in love, Capano wouldn't let her go.
I liked this movie because of the plot and because it's based on a true story. Thomas instructed Louis to empty the dumpsters outside of their regular schedule. However I hadn't heard of it until I saw this film so there were surprises as the plot unfolds. When Anne Marie's relatives report that she is missing, the governor of Delaware solicits the aid of the U. I read the book and saw the movie and I think they are both good. Their relationship was a well-kept secret until her disappearance and murder. Archived from on April 3, 2014.