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Director:
Writers:
Olaf Pooley (screenplay)
Bernard Taylor (novel)
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Release Date:
25 January 1980 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
If Bonnie is a gift from Heaven...for God's sake take her back..! See more »
Plot:
An English family of six takes in a pregnant woman who disappears shortly after giving birth. They raise the baby girl as their own... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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Malcolm Stoddard ... Alan Marlowe
Cyd Hayman ... Kate Marlowe
Angela Pleasence ... The Stranger
Patrick Barr ... Dr. Collins
Wilhelmina Green ... Bonnie
Joanne Boorman ... Bonnie as Baby
Angela Deamer ... Lucy Marlowe
Clarissa Young ... Younger Lucy
Lee Gregory ... Davy Marlowe
Piers Eady ... Sam Marlowe
Anna Wing ... Mrs. Taverner
Artro Morris ... Mr. Taverner
Hilary Minster ... Reporter
James Snell ... London Doctor
Corinne Skinner-Carter ... Hospital Doctor
Jonathan Elsom ... Executive
Bernard Taylor ... Executive

Directed by
Gabrielle Beaumont 
 
Writing credits
Olaf Pooley (screenplay)

Bernard Taylor (novel "The Godsend")

Produced by
Gabrielle Beaumont .... producer
Dennis Friedland .... executive producer
Yoram Globus .... executive producer
Menahem Golan .... executive producer
Christopher Toyne .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Roger Webb 
 
Cinematography by
Norman Warwick (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Michael Ellis 
 
Casting by
Lesley De Pettit  (as Leslie De Pettitt)
 
Art Direction by
Tony Curtis 
 
Makeup Department
Di Biggs .... makeup artist
Ross Carver .... hairdresser
 
Production Management
Michael Brown .... production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Guy Travers .... second assistant director
Derek Whitehurst .... first assistant director
 
Sound Department
George Akers .... dubbing editor
Aubrey Lewis .... sound recordist
Martin Trevis .... boom operator
Doug E. Turner .... dubbing mixer (as Doug Turner)
Chris Gurney .... boom operator (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Doug Fenner .... gaffer
Cedric James .... focus puller
Bob Jordan .... camera operator
Marc Wolff .... camera pilot (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Mary Johnson .... wardrobe
 
Editorial Department
Leonard Green .... assistant editor
Dennis McTaggart .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Roger Webb .... conductor
 
Other crew
Caroline Bell .... producer secretary
Georgiana Hamilton .... continuity
Jim Marsh .... production accountant
Andrew Wood .... assistant to producer
Frank J. Tsacrios .... assistant to producer (uncredited)
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Canada:90 min | USA:93 min
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Certification:
Australia:M | Finland:K-16 | France:-12 | Iceland:16 | Norway:15 | UK:AA (original rating) | UK:15 (video rating) | USA:R

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Referenced in Indian Lady (1981)See more »

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6 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
a good review, 31 March 2005
Author: aslarabee from United States

Although I haven't watched this movie in at least seven years, I have always enjoyed watching it. I personally thought that the movie was a great one to watch. It may be on the low end of horror flicks as far as bloodiness and actually murder scenes, but it does get the point across. I have been unable to find this movie in video stores, even ones with older movies. So, even if anyone wants to watch the movie it may be hard to find. I truly loved the context of the movie. I think that it does show the lack of technology that we had in the 1980's compared to now, but I have seen many movies from the 1980's that are about the same in the technology area. However, it doesn't make them bad. However, this is just my opinion.

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