Category: The Amy Fisher Story

Press: ‘The Amy Fisher Story’ DVD Release

Press: ‘The Amy Fisher Story’ DVD Release

The Amy Fisher Story will be released on DVD on December 17 via Kino Lorber Studio Classics. Produced by ABC, the 1993 made-for-television movie is based on Amy Fisher’s deadly affair with Joey Buttafuoco.

Also known as The Long Island Lolita, the true crime film is directed by Andy Tennant (Hitch, Sweet Home Alabama). Drew Barrymore, Anthony Denison, Harley Jane Kozak, Tom Mason, and Laurie Pato star.

The Amy Fisher Story is presented in its international theatrical version, which features scenes that were too graphic for television. Extras are listed below.

Special features:
• Audio commentary by film historian Sally Christie
• Additional nude scene
• Trailers

On May 19th 1992, 17-year-old high school student Amy Fisher (Drew Barrymore) fired a bullet into the head of Mary Jo Buttafuoco (Laurie Paton, the wife of the bodyshop owner with whom she claimed to have been having a sexual affair. But in the explosive media frenzy that followed, did the truth become the most innocent victim of all? This is the sensational true story of lust, greed and obsession that shocked the nation. Barrymore stars as the notorious “Long Island Lolita,” the scheming teen from an unhappy home whose torrid relationship with Joey Buttafuoco (Anthony Denison) led to a shocking suburban nightmare of prostitution, murderous assault and attempted suicide.

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