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Child of Darkness, Child of Light (1991)

PG-13 | | Horror | TV Movie 1 May 1991
A catholic priest is sent out to investigate two alleged virgin births, one is about to give birth to the son of God, the other the son of the devil.

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... Father O'Carroll (as Anthony John Denison)
... Dr. Phinney
... Father Rosetti
... Lenore Beavier
... Margaret Gallagher
... Kathleen Beavier
... George Beavier
... Father Francesca
... Father Guarini
... Ida Walsh
... Sister Anne
... John L. Jordan III (as Joshua Lucas)
... Vatican priest
Mark Tassoni ... Michael Sheedy
... Michael's gang
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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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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 »

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When Margaret is telling Dr. Phinney about her attack in the shed, she calls him "Dr. Tucker." See more »

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Not a horror movie a HORRIBLE movie
7 July 2000 | by See all my reviews

This movie was pretty bad and took alot of effort to sit through. It's based on the book Virgin by James Patterson but only very loosely (the book is much better). As i understand it, this was originally a made for cable (USA network) movie..which explains alot. Not only was the plot pretty ridiculous, but i..being Catholic..found many of the scenes offensive. The premise sounds great (sort of a combination of Rosemary's Baby and The Omen) but the acting and the story were laughable. The only reason i sat through until the end was because i had read the book and wanted to see how far the movie deviated from the book. It deviated alot...and not in a good way.


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