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Lisa's husband, Bill, abuses her. With her sister's encouragement, she takes their three kids and leaves her husband. Bill keeps interfering with Lisa's attempts at a new life. She gets an... See more »

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Joanne Stoller
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Lisa Miles
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Bill Miles
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Susie Miles
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Billy Stoller
Matt Cooke ...
Detective
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Dan Rosen
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Randall
Djanet Sears ...
Carolyn Porter
Diego Fuentes ...
Angelo
Andrew Deweyert ...
Scott Miles
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Jennifer Stoller
Diane Fabian ...
Doris Miles
Patrick Patterson ...
Harold Miles
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ER Doctor
Robert Bidaman ...
ICU Doctor
Harvey Sokoloff ...
Judge (as Harve Sokoloff)
Barbara Gordon ...
Principal
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Teacher
Reg Dreger ...
Cop #1
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Nurse #2
Holly Sedgwick ...
Nurse #1
Steve Behal ...
Tow Truck Driver
Ardon Bess ...
Jury Foreman (as Arden Bess)
Gary Fruchtman ...
John Higgins
Nickolas Swan ...
Boy

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Bethany Rooney

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Sally Nemeth ... (written by)

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Jody Brockway ... executive producer
Kay Hoffman ... producer

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J.A.C. Redford

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Laszlo George ... director of photography

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Michael S. Murphy

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Joseph Dervin Jr. ... executive in charge of post-production
Pam Sharp ... assistant editor (as Pamela Sharp)

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Alta Louise Doyle

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Wayne Wightman

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Christine MacLean

Costume Design by

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Melanie Jennings

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Lynda McCormack ... key makeup artist
Pam Roberts ... key hair stylist

Production Management

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Carmen Arndt ... unit production manager
James R. McGee ... executive in charge of production
Richard Winnie ... post-production supervisor

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David Antoniuk ... second assistant director
Joanne Gerein ... first assistant director
David C. Malcolm ... trainee assistant director
Kate Weiss ... third assistant director

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Michael Followes ... property master
Friday Myers ... assistant props
Arni Stone ... leadman
Dwight Doerksen ... construction coordinator (uncredited)

Sound Department

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Wayne Artman ... re-recording mixer
Bob Costanza ... supervising sound editor (as Robert Costanza)
Robert L. Harman ... re-recording mixer (as Robert Harman)
Ao Loo ... production sound mixer
Moshe Saadon ... boom operator

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Alison Reid ... stunt coordinator

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Mark Berlet ... gaffer
Robert Cochrane ... dolly grip
Richard Emerson ... key grip (as Richard 'Rico' Emerson)
Michael Rintoul ... camera operator (as Mike Rintoul)
Dean Stinchcombe ... first assistant camera

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Nelleke Privett ... casting: Canada
Dianne Young ... casting

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Emma England ... wardrobe mistress

Location Management

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Alex Fulton ... assistant location manager
Melissa Warry-Smith ... location manager

Music Department

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Allan K. Rosen ... music editor (as Allan Rosen)

Transportation Department

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Mike Curran ... transportation coordinator
Steven Sacrob ... transportation captain (uncredited)

Other crew

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Don Bachmann ... production coordinator
Mindy May Jenkins ... production accountant
Karen Paterson-Bowden ... script supervisor
Jasmine McCaig ... production controller (uncredited)
Crew believed to be complete

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Plot Summary

Lisa's husband, Bill, abuses her. With her sister's encouragement, she takes their three kids and leaves her husband. Bill keeps interfering with Lisa's attempts at a new life. She gets an order of protection against him, but the police can't do anything else to help her. One night Bill breaks into Lisa's apartment and shoots her. As she dies in the hospital, Lisa asks her sister to promise to take care of her three children. The sister takes the kids into her home, but Bill is still on the loose, an ever present threat. Written by Anonymous

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Also Known As
  • La promesse d'une mère (France)
  • Familie in Angst (Germany)
  • Löftet (Sweden)
  • Lupaus (Finland)
  • Az ígéret (Hungary)
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Goofs All of the cars in this movie have Indiana plates on the front and back. Indiana does not require front license plates. See more »

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