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Black and Blue (1999)

TV-14 | | Drama | TV Movie 17 November 1999
After a woman's husband beats and abuses her, she and her son join the witness protection program and move away secretly.

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(novel), (teleplay)
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1 nomination. See more awards »
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Frances Benedetto
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Bobby Benedetto
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Robert Benedetto
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Mike Riordan
Beau Starr ...
Tommy Walsh
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Grace Ann Flynn
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Cindy Roerbacker (as Elizabeth Brown)
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Patty Bancroft
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Sheila Walsh
Conrad Dunn ...
Enrique
Jake Goldsbie ...
Bennie Castro
Janet Bailey ...
Dr. Winnie Clark
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Ann Benedetto
Bryon Bully ...
Jonathan
Claudio Masciulli ...
Uncle Vito
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After a woman's husband beats and abuses her, she and her son join the witness protection program and move away secretly.

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She Knows It Is Only A Matter Of Time Before He Finds Them... See more »

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Drama

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TV-14 | See all certifications »
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17 November 1999 (USA)  »

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Noir comme l'amour  »

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1.33 : 1
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Last film of Susan Douglas Rubes. See more »

Quotes

Mike Riordan: Can I just be with you right now?
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20 April 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Based on a novel by acclaimed writer, Anna Quindlen, Black & Blue is the story of a woman who risks everything to get her family away from her abusive husband. There's a problem though, he husband is a New York City Detective, who will stop at nothing to find them. This was originally a made for TV film, but unlike most, the producers didn't tone it down for the small screen. This movie is a terrific example of what it's like to suffer from the horrors of domestic abuse. Mary Stuart Masterson is nothing short of brilliant, in a role that should have made her career. I'd go as far to say that it is the single best performance I've ever seen in a made for TV movie. Young Will Rothhaar was also great, leading to bigger and better roles in the future. This film was more than just entertaining, but important for every person in a similar situation to see and learn from.


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