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Writers:
Mildred Ames (novel)
Robert Wiemer (written by)
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Anna Hart was always an odd child, a genius, a shoplifter, desperately afraid of flickering lights, with strange prophetic dreams... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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Dina Merrill ... Sarah

Martha Byrne ... Anna

Mark Patton ... Rowan
Donna Mitchell ... Michaela
Jack Ryland ... Graham

Loretta Devine ... Ms. Benson (Schoolteacher)

Jack Gilford ... Dr. Jelliff
Gail Weed ... Clara
Virginia Stevens ... Nurse Grap
Marilyn Rockafellow ... Mrs. Smithson
John Wardwell ... Farmer
Susan Lowden ... TV Newscaster
Warren Watson ... Dr. Barrett
James Louis Fleming ... Dr. Randall
Julie Araskog ... Nurse
Kent Cottingham ... Furniture Mover
Marshall Wiemer ... Furniture Mover
Stuart Cole ... Albacore Security Guard
Gary Mitchell ... Albacore Security Guard
Paul Baillargeon ... Himself
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Directed by
Robert Wiemer 
 
Writing credits
Mildred Ames (novel "Anna to the Infinite Power")

Robert Wiemer (written by)

Produced by
Ned Kandel .... executive producer
Robert Wiemer .... producer
 
Original Music by
Paul Baillargeon 
 
Cinematography by
Glenn Kershaw 
 
Film Editing by
Peter Hammer 
 
Art Direction by
Shela Oakey 
 
Makeup Department
Carla White .... makeup artist
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Eric Swanek .... assistant camera
 

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101 min
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Continuity: There is a point where only one Anna is running down a hallway and hiding. While running down the hallway, her hair is left long and free-flowing. When she's gets in and out of her hiding place, however, her hair is done up in an elaborately braided hairdo.See more »
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Anna Hart:I feel as though I'm more myself than ever before.See more »

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7 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
The Brilliance of this movie is timeless, 15 July 2007
Author: TD from United States

I first saw this movie over 20 years ago. My memory was of the basic plot, but I had forgotten all the subtleties as well as the film's brilliance. I honestly can't think of a film that is as haunting and captivating as this wonderfully told tale. Martha Bryne puts in an all time great child actor performance and Donna Mitchell plays a great mentoring taskmaster. I can only imagine that the premise of this story while probably completely fiction would be well within the realm of possibility in the modern world. As scary as the film is, it gives great hope for the human spirit to overcome pre-disposition and also shows the importance of heart and feeling over mechanical perfection. I recommend this movie to anyone who enjoys thought provoking and well written movies.

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