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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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Very Faithful Adaptation... See more (15 total) »

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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10 out of 16 people found the following review useful.
Very Faithful Adaptation..., 28 February 2001
Author: Magellan Grey from New York City, New York

I saw this film when it first came out in 1980. I enjoyed it. I also read the book and found that the movie was a very faithful adaptation. This is the kind of movie that is not high-budget, nor is it laced with overwhelming special effects. But is a very entertaining, low budget, late night "get away from it all" type of film.

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