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A Dark Adapted Eye (1994)

TV Movie  |   |  Crime, Drama, Mystery  |  4 January 1995 (USA)
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This psychological mystery/thriller, adapted from Ruth Rendell's novel of the same name, depicts a family on the edge. Two sisters, the elder obsessive Vera, and the younger, manipulative ... See full summary »

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Aunt Vera
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John
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Elsie
Rachel Bell ...
Mrs. Morell
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Young Francis
Polly Adams ...
Helen
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Young Vera
Mark Brignal ...
Sgt. Morris
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This psychological mystery/thriller, adapted from Ruth Rendell's novel of the same name, depicts a family on the edge. Two sisters, the elder obsessive Vera, and the younger, manipulative Eden, cut a path of jealousy, murder and revenge that leads to the destruction of their entire family. Written by Teresa B. O'Donnell <sun.moon.stars@worldnet.att.net>

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A must see
20 February 1999 | by (Brocktroit, Massatucky) – See all my reviews

A very in-depth and well acted story that plays like a book that you absolutely cannot put down. Originally released in more than one part, which effectively and literally kept you hanging. If you want to be completely and utterly enthralled and swept up in a story that promises to deliver, and does, then this is a MUST SEE!


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