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Child of Darkness, Child of Light (1991)

PG-13 | | Horror | TV Movie 1 May 1991
A Catholic priest is sent to investigate reports of two virgin conceptions. One is about to give birth to the child of God and the other is the child of the Devil and he must decide which ... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Father O'Carroll (as Anthony John Denison)
Dr. Phinney
Father Rosetti
Lenore Beavier
Margaret Gallagher
Kathleen Beavier
George Beavier
Father Francesca
Richard McKenzie ...
Father Guarini
Ida Walsh
Sister Anne
John L. Jordan III (as Joshua Lucas)
Vatican priest
Mark Tassoni ...
Michael Sheedy
Michael's gang


A Catholic priest is sent to investigate reports of two virgin conceptions. One is about to give birth to the child of God and the other is the child of the Devil and he must decide which one is good and which one is evil before Satan's followers can stop him. Written by S. Stephens

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1 May 1991 (USA)  »

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Darkness  »

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The novel "Virgin" , used for the movie "Child of Darkness, Child of Light", has been re-titled as "Cradle and All" around the early 2000's and been re-released in hardback this year. See more »


At one point the Dr. Phinney claims to have thoroughly examined Margaret's vaginal tissue and that he found it 'totally undisturbed', from which he claims that she has "never even masturbated". There is no test or examination that can give this result so if he has done this all he has done is carried out an invalid test and, essentially, sexually assaulted her. We're supposed to trust this guy? See more »

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* out of 4.

Two women get pregent at the same time. Problem is both of them are virgins. One will give birth to the child of God. The other one will give birth to the child of Satan. A made for TV movie that is exactly like every other TV movie. It's dull, bland and of course features a familiar face or two in the cast. It isn't really all that bad, but it isn't much of anything either. Pity.

Rated PG-13; Violence.

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