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Child Bride of Short Creek (1981)

TV Movie | 96 min | Drama

Partially based on the true events surrounding a rural religious cult in the American Midwest, and how the members' children suffered for their parents' fanaticism.
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Director
Robert Michael Lewis (directed by) (as Robert Lewis)
Writers
Joyce Eliason (teleplay by) | Michael Fessier Jr. (based on a story by)
Producers
Paul Monash (produced by) | Lawrence Schiller (produced by)
Composer
John Cacavas (music by)
Cinematographer
Editors
Casting Directors
Pamela Basker (casting by) | Fern Champion (casting by)
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Updated Dec 7, 1981

Release date
Dec 7, 1981 (United States)

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24 cast members
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Christopher Atkins
Isaac King Isaac King   See fewer
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Diane Lane
Jessica Rae Jacobs Jessica Rae Jacobs   See fewer
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Conrad Bain
Frank King Frank King   See fewer
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Kiel Martin
Bob Kalish Bob Kalish   See fewer
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Helen Hunt
Naomi Naomi   See fewer
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Warren Vanders
Jay Jacobs Jay Jacobs   See fewer
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Joan Shawlee
Isaac's Mother Isaac's Mother   See fewer
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Dee Wallace
Mary Jacobs Mary Jacobs   See fewer
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C. Duane Tuft
Larry Wesenskow Larry Wesenskow   See fewer
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Robert E. Hartenberger
Attorney General Ross Attorney General Ross   See fewer
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Alan Nash
Sheriff Beal Sheriff Beal   See fewer
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Jay Bernard
Judge Sears Judge Sears   See fewer
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Karyn Christensen
Ada King Ada King   See fewer
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Sharyn Christensen
Alma King Alma King   See fewer
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Rick Millikan
Boyd Paul Boyd Paul   See fewer
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Scott S. Anderson
Town Boy Town Boy   See fewer
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Robert Summerfrucht
Brethren #1 Brethren #1   See fewer
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Paolo Baiardi
Brethren #2 Brethren #2   See fewer
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Stacey O'Brien
Church singer (uncredited) Church singer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

6.8 / 10 | 217 votes