Film Details



A CRY IN THE DARK
Release Date: 11 Nov 1988
Duration (in mins): 121
Cast:
Meryl Streep (Lindy Chamberlain)
Sam Neill (Michael Chamberlain)
Jason Reason (Aidan--Age 11)
Trent Roberts (Reagan--Age 9)
Brian James (Cliff Murchison)
Director:
Fred Schepisi
Writer:
Robert Caswell
Fred Schepisi
Producer:
Verity Lambert
Distribution
Company:
Warner Bros. Pictures Distribution
Production
Company:
Cannon Films Inc
AFI
Recognition:
NONE
Summary:
While visiting the Ayers rock monument in the Outback with her husband Michael, Lindy notices a dingo creeping into the tent where her baby lies sleeping. Seconds later, the horrified woman discovers that her child is gone. Despite Lindy's anguished insistence that the dingo killed her baby, the Australian public is of the opinion that Lindy herself is the murderer. This lynch-mob atmosphere is fueled by the press, which insists upon crucifying the Chamberlains in print on a daily basis....