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Leap of Faith (1988)

Young wife is told she has inoperable cancer. Her husband is in denial, her family devastated, but she refuses to give up and desperately searches for alternative means of healing. Based on true events.

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Stephen Gyllenhaal

Writer:

Bruce Hart
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Anne Archer ... Debby Franke Ogg
Sam Neill ... Oscar Ogg
Frances Lee McCain ... Susan
Louis Giambalvo ... Doctor Santini
Norman Parker ... Marty
James Hong ... Li
James Tolkan ... Doctor Siegel
Elizabeth Ruscio ... Kathy
CCH Pounder ... Roberta
Michael Constantine ... Doctor Rudolph
Kent Williams ... Doctor Simms
Kelly Wolf Kelly Wolf ... Sara
Aaron Lustig ... Doctor Kent
Tony Abatemarco ... Yogi Gupta
Dean Norris ... Richard
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Young wife is told she has inoperable cancer. Her husband is in denial, her family devastated, but she refuses to give up and desperately searches for alternative means of healing. Based on true events.

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She's beginning to believe in miracles. She has to.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 October 1988 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Question of Faith See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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An Excellent Movie for all who have been diagnosed with cancer
16 December 2005 | by j-duguidSee all my reviews

LEAP of FAITH with SAM NEILL and ANNE ARCHER This movie is so good because it deals with the emotional problems that come with the diagnosis of Cancer. My wife and I have had a successful nineteen year battle with Malignant Melanoma including twenty trips to an America Clinic The movie deals with all the nuances from day one that occur when this problem arises and it shows the correct attitude for those who are suffering from Cancer,that is so important to understand for successful recovery. In my opinion this movie should not be lightly dismissed. All of the actors play their parts believably as it is not a high action movie, it is about real people and a true story. All should see it sufferers, family and carers, it's a must


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