7.3/10
225
14 user

Echoes in the Darkness (1987)

Unrated | | Drama | TV Movie 1 November 1987
Based on the true life story that took place in the 1970s, this movie follows the murder of Susan Reinert and her two children in Upper Merion Township in Pennsylvania, a case that lasted seven years.

Director:

Writers:

(teleplay), (based upon the book by)
Reviews
Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 3 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Small Sacrifices (TV Movie 1989)
Crime | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A peculiar and disturbing case catches the attention of the police when a young mother and her children, all severely injured, show up in a hospital's emergency room.

Director: David Greene
Stars: Farrah Fawcett, Ryan O'Neal, Gordon Clapp
Perfect Witness (TV Movie 1989)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A witness to a mob killing has second thoughts about testifying when he realizes his family might become a target.

Director: Robert Mandel
Stars: Brian Dennehy, Aidan Quinn, Stockard Channing
Crime | Romance | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A romantic comedy which explores the pressures on police officers.

Director: Harold Becker
Stars: Robert Foxworth, Paula Prentiss, Harry Dean Stanton
Lionheart (1990)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

An Ex-French Solider begins participating in underground street fights in order to make money for his brother's family.

Director: Sheldon Lettich
Stars: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Harrison Page, Deborah Rennard
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
William Bradfield Jr.
...
Susan Reinert
...
Jay Smith
...
Sgt. Joe Van Nort
...
Sue Myers
...
Jack Holtz
...
Vince Valaitis
...
Chris Pappas
...
Rick Guida
...
Montione
...
Judge Garb
Brenda Bazinet ...
Lynn Reinert
Diane D'Aquila ...
Pat Schnure
...
Lou De Santis
Patricia Hamilton ...
Dorothy Hunsberger (as Pat Hamilton)
Edit

Storyline

Based on the true life story that took place in the 1970s, this movie follows the murder of Susan Reinert and her two children in Upper Merion Township in Pennsylvania, a case that lasted seven years.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

Unrated | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

1 November 1987 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Ecos en la oscuridad  »

Filming Locations:


Box Office

Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Gary Cole plays Jack Holtz. Cole played Jeffrey MacDonald in the 1984 TV movie 'Fatal Vision,' based on the book of the same name by Joe McGinniss. MacDonald was convicted of murdering his wife and two daughters in 1979. During the trial of Jay Smith, the prosecution mentions finding the book 'Fatal Vision' among Smith's possessions in his prison cell. According to prosecutors, this is significant because Smith, like MacDonald, is suspected of killing a mother and her two children. See more »

Quotes

Jack Holtz: What kids...?
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Mini Series Question
3 September 2012 | by (Newcastle, Australia) – See all my reviews

I saw this mini series on television many years ago. I purchased the movie but the movie on DVD is way shorter than the mini series. Does anyone know how I am able to get the mini series.

My heart goes out to the family and all people involved in this crime. Brad field was a mastermind of weaving a web of deceit and lead all those people into a place that would take years of healing if they ever do. I have also read the book and it is very close to the movie. Thanks so very much for the reviews written by the families and relatives of those involved. It is a breath of fresh air to read them after reading the book and getting only a small amount of understanding of what you must have gone through. I have two children also and the thought of that happening to them is absolutely dreadful. God bless all you do and bring peace into your hearts. God had dealt with William Bradfield. Live your lives as fruitful as possible.

Any response greatly appreciated. Thanks and regards


1 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?