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Promises in the Dark (1979)

 -  Drama  -  3 April 1980 (Australia)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Dr. Alexandra Kendall
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Bud Koenig
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Fran Koenig
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Dr. Jim Sandman
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Elizabeth (Buffy) Koenig
Paul Clemens ...
Gerry Hulin
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Dr. Walter McInerny
Philip Sterling ...
Dr. Frucht
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Nurse Farber
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Dr. Blankenship
Arthur Rosenberg ...
Emergency Room Doctor
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Miss Pritikin
Robert Doran ...
Alan
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Sue
Alexandra Johnson ...
Ellie
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A young doctor, Alexandra Kendall, seeking change while recovering from a recent heartbreak, moves from Chicago... See full synopsis »

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A remarkable film about the most disturbing subject of all.

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3 April 1980 (Australia)  »

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Obietnica ciemnosci  »

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YOU MAKE ME FEEL (MIGHTY REAL)
Written by James Wirrick and Sylvester
Performed by Sylvester
Courtesy of Fantasy Records
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Good 80's movie
15 January 2002 | by (inside the pillbury doughboys stomach) – See all my reviews

A fairly depressing movie with Kathleen Beller playing a dying preppy/suburban teenager. Great music(Cars, Kansas, James Taylor) and Marsha Mason is a hottie in this flick. The acting and the storyline are excellent. See this movie if you want to reflect on the early 1980's and look at Marsha but remember it's basically about someone dying, its depressing.


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