**Directed by:** Moisés Kaufman
**Genres:** Drama, Crime
**Tagline:** When a small town comes face to face with murder, everybody has a tale to tell.
**Plot Outline:** The true story of an American town in the wake of the murder of Matthew Shepard
**My Rating:** 10 [rate 5]
**Cast:** Christina Ricci, Steve Buscemi, Laura Linney, Summer Phoenix, Dawn E. Anderson, Kevin Aviance, Dylan Baker, Stephen Belber, Tom Bower, Clancy Brown, Nestor Carbonell, Kathleen Chalfant, Bill Clinton, Jeremy Davies, Ellen DeGeneres, Nicholas DiNardo, Clea DuVall, Michael Emerson, Noah Fleiss, Peter Fonda, Ben Foster, Janeane Garofalo, Amanda Gronich, Mercedes Herrero, Bill Irwin, Joshua Jackson, Terry Kinney, Regina Krueger, Amy Madigan, Pat Mahoney, Camryn Manheim, Margo Martindale, John McAdams, James Murtaugh, John Nance, Garrett Neergaard, Andy Paris, Greg Pierotti, Barbara Pitts, Richard Riehle, Kelli Simpkins, Lois Smith, Frances Sternhagen, Grant Varjas, Mark Webber
Matthew Shepard, died after being brutally beaten to death in the night of October 6th in Laramie, Wyoming. He was found around 6pm, 18 hours after being victim of a brutal attack in a gay hate crime.
Some quotes from the movie.
> “Hate is not a Laramie value.”
> “It’s live and let lived.”
> “I could have…”
> “Just deal with what is true, you know what is true.”
> “He came into the world premature, and left the world premature.”
> “Go home give your babies a hug, and don’t let a day go by without caring.”
There is nothing more to say the film says everything.