American Justice The Girl In The Box DVD
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- Additional Details
- Format: Closed-Captioned, DVD-Video, NTSC
- Rating: Not Rated
- Number of Discs: 1
- Run Time: 50 Minutes
- Region: Region 1
- Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
- Language: English
- Studio: A&E Home Video
- DVD Release Date: 2002
In the Spring of 1977, 20-year-old Colleen Stan left school to hitchhike from Oregon to Los Angeles. Her journey would last seven years. When she accepted a ride from Cameron and Janice Hooker, she ended up their captive.
AMERICAN JUSTICE® explores the case that became a national sensation after Colleen finally escaped. The details remain almost too sensational to believe. Colleen was raped, tortured and kept confined, often inside a coffin-like box beneath the Hooker's waterbed, by a couple that appeared to be a mild-mannered, church going family. Cameron Hooker insisted that their perverse slave-master relationship was consensual, and even that they were in love. Colleen told a far different tale. The case remains riddled with contradictions, but they make the story all the more compelling.
THE GIRL IN THE BOX features expert, inside analysis from a number of the people closest to the case.