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Down Came a Blackbird (1995)
R
TV Movie | 113 min | Drama

Helen McNulty is a journalist struggling to regain control of her life a year after she was abducted and tortured in Central America. She goes to a clinic for survivors of torture, where she reflects on her experiences and learns about ...See moreHelen McNulty is a journalist struggling to regain control of her life a year after she was abducted and tortured in Central America. She goes to a clinic for survivors of torture, where she reflects on her experiences and learns about others who have suffered similar experiences. She is drawn to Professor Ramirez, another patient at the clinic, who is still being pursued by his attackers. She thinks he can relate to her suffering, and she begins to learn why. Written by Sean Lahman See less
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Oct 22, 1995 (United States)

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22 cast members
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Raul Julia
Tomas Ramirez Tomas Ramirez   See fewer
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Laura Dern
Helen McNulty Helen McNulty   See fewer
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Vanessa Redgrave
Anna Lenke Anna Lenke   See fewer
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Cliff Gorman
Nick the Greek Nick the Greek   See fewer
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Jay O. Sanders
Jan Talbeck Jan Talbeck   See fewer
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Jeffrey DeMunn
Rob Rubenstein Rob Rubenstein   See fewer
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Falconer Abraham
Kouadio Kouadio   See fewer
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Miguel Fernández
Captain Alonso Delacrux Captain Alonso Delacrux   See fewer
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Carlo Rota
Sergeant Manuel Ortega Sergeant Manuel Ortega   See fewer
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James Kidnie
Secret Police Agent Secret Police Agent   See fewer
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Tedd Dillon
Man at Train Station Man at Train Station   See fewer
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Ángel Jara
Torturer #1 Torturer #1   See fewer
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Ramon Marroquin
Torturer #2 Torturer #2   See fewer
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Henry Perez
Torturer #3 Torturer #3   See fewer
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Christian Vidosa
Head Torturer Head Torturer   See fewer
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Dan Corby
Man with Spectacles Man with Spectacles   See fewer
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Amanda Smith
Professor's Wife Professor's Wife   See fewer
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Osman Aboubakr
Torturer (uncredited) Torturer (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.8 / 10 | 530 votes