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120 Ratings

A Cry in the Dark

Evil Angels

Directed by Fred Schepisi
United States, Australia, 1988


The story of Lindy Chamberlain, a mother whose child was killed in an animal attack, only to have herself accused of the infant’s murder.

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A Cry in the Dark Directed by Fred Schepisi

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1989 | Winner: Best Actress

Academy Awards

1989 | Nominee: Best Actress in a Leading Role

Golden Globes (USA)

1989 | 4 nominations including: Best Motion Picture - Drama

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

1988 | Winner: Best Actress

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