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Dancing in the Dark (1995)

Not Rated | | Drama | TV Movie 5 July 1995
Anna suffers an attack and an abuse by her father-in-law. But when she overcomes her fear and tells the story her husband, he does not believe her but sets her under psychatric treatment.

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Bill Corcoran
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Victoria Principal ... Anna Forbes
Nicholas Campbell ... Mark Forbes
Dawn Greenhalgh ... Martha
Geraint Wyn Davies ... Dr. Lambert
Kenneth Welsh ... Dr. Bell
Robert Vaughn ... Dennis Forbes
Sheila Brand Sheila Brand ... Walker
Maggie Huculak ... Larson
Marcia Bennett ... Nurse Susan
Anna Louise Richardson Anna Louise Richardson ... Elaine
Michael Dyson ... Jesse
George R. Robertson ... Whalen (as George Robertson)
Jenna Preston Jenna Preston ... Little Dancer
John Bekavac John Bekavac ... Orderly
Wayne McNamara Wayne McNamara ... Deputy
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Anna suffers an attack and an abuse by her father-in-law. But when she overcomes her fear and tells the story her husband, he does not believe her but sets her under psychatric treatment. Written by Volker Boehm

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Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 July 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bailando en la oscuridad See more »

Filming Locations:

Canada

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Color
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I enjoyed this movie very much
5 September 2003 | by filmsfan38See all my reviews

I liked this movie very much.I just finished watching it tonight, but had seen half of it on TV before, so I got the DVD copy of it. I don't think Victoria Principal gets much credit for her acting and I hadn't seen her in a movie before and I was surprised how good she was in this movie. The movie is based on a true story and its hard to believe that such things can happen. Principal plays the part of Anna, the wife of a lawyer who won't believe what she tells him about someone else (can't give the plot away). I could identify with Anna's total frustration with her husband not believing her. It would drive me crazy too. Anna ends up having a breakdown and is forced into a psychiatric ward where she is treated badly and being there makes her more ill than when she first went in. Nicholas Campbell (Da Vinci's Inquest on Canadian TV) plays the part of the sympathetic and compassionate husband but in the beginning he is not supportive of his wife because he doesn't want to believe her. His acting is top rate and he is convincing. plays his part very well.

Robert Vaughn and Kenneth Welsh also show some excellent acting. An under-rated movie. If you like this kind of movie, get it if you can.


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