An American Affair

An American Affair (2008)

What can you do for your country?

  • Genre: Drama
  • Release Date: 2008-11-27
  • User Rating: 6.2/10 from 24 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 33min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Astrakan Films
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: William Olsson
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From 24 Ratings


In the early 1960s, teenager Adam Stafford (Cameron Bright) becomes obsessed with his new neighbor, Catherine Caswell (Gretchen Mol), a divorcée and free spirit. Stafford spies on Caswell as she meets with strange men, and, despite the warnings of his conservative parents, he begins working for her as a gardener. Amid rumors of her affair with President Kennedy, the two become close, but political intrigue surrounding her acquaintances soon infringes on their friendship.

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  • Gretchen Mol

    as Catherine Caswell
  • James Rebhorn

    as Lucian Carver
  • Cameron Bright

    as Adam Stafford
  • Noah Wyle

    as Mike Stafford
  • Mark Pellegrino

    as Graham Caswell
  • Perrey Reeves

    as Adrienne Stafford
  • Jimmy Bellinger

    as Jimmy
  • Jermaine Crawford

    as Andre
  • Jack Ruby

    as Self (archive footage)
  • Austin Majors

    as Additional voice
Costume & Make-Up Gary Archer Prosthetics
Directing William Olsson Director
Writing Alex Metcalf Writer
Sound Dustin O'Halloran Original Music Composer
Crew Eddy Shalita Dialect Coach