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Children of the Mist (1993)

They (original title)
A bereaved man finds solace in a blind woman who has the ability to see the souls of departed children, including his own daughter who recently died. With the woman's help, he is able to work through his grief.



(short story), (teleplay)
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A man (Bergin) that is unable to express himself emotionally, loses his eleven year old daughter in a car accident after missing her performance in a ballet due to his over-ambitious job dictates. Gradually his guilt becomes worse, threatening his relationship with his wife (Mahaffey) and second, younger daughter. He 'stumbles' onto a blind woman (Redgrave) who has the gift of being a seer, as well her country home is occupied with the lost souls of children, including the man's daughter, and he finds himself having to work through his feelings in this setting. Written by BOB STEBBINS <stebinsbob@aol.com>

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14 November 1993 (USA)  »

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Mediocre acting from a good cast; the plot plods.
6 July 1999 | by (Dallas, TX USA) – See all my reviews

A predictable story. (For some reason the title is now running as: The Children of the Mist.) I kept wanting to shout to Vanessa Redgrave to "Wake UP, for heaven's sake". She seemed to be in some sort of dream state; maybe trying to forget her involvement with such a dreary production.

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