A Cry in the Dark

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"A family torn apart. A public filled with outrage. A woman accused of murder."
  • PG-13
  • 1988
  • 2 hr 1 min
  • 6.9  (10,003)

Based on a true story, this movie was based on an Australian mystery. A young mother, played by Meryl Streep in this film, claims that her baby girl was taken into the brush by dingos, an Australian wild dog, and is then faced with a trial and a murder conviction when no one believes her preposterous and unusual story. The media circus that entails, the sorrow and guilt of a young mother who has lost her small child, and the huge mystery that surrounds the whole event make this an eloquent and thought-provoking film.

A Cry in the Dark
A Cry In The Dark
A Cry In The Dark

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Based on a true story, this movie was based on an Australian mystery. A young mother, played by Meryl Streep in this film, claims that her baby girl was taken into the brush by dingos, an Australian wild dog, and is then faced with a trial and a murder conviction when no one believes her preposterous and unusual story. The media circus that entails, the sorrow and guilt of a young mother who has lost her small child, and the huge mystery that surrounds the whole event make this an eloquent and thought-provoking film.

A Cry in the Dark is a 1988 drama with a runtime of 2 hours and 1 minute. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.9.

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  • Release Date
    1988
  • MPAA Rating
    PG-13
  • Runtime
    2 hr 1 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.9  (10,003)