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A Prayer in the Dark (1997)

PG-13
TV Movie | 91 min | Drama

The Hayworth family lives in a Quaker territory in up-state New York. The matriarch, Emily runs the local bank. Years before, she and her family took in troubled, young Jimmy Flood to protect him from his abusive father. Though one of ...See moreThe Hayworth family lives in a Quaker territory in up-state New York. The matriarch, Emily runs the local bank. Years before, she and her family took in troubled, young Jimmy Flood to protect him from his abusive father. Though one of Emily's grown daughters, Janet feels she did not belong in the quiet, devoutly religious community and left the Quakers, Emily believed that her family ties stayed strong. Real trouble comes to the family when Jimmy Flood returns to the house after busting out of prison with the help of Digby and Lester, and he takes Emily's family hostage in exchange for $4 million. If Emily fails to secure the money in time, her entire family will lose their lives. Determined to resolve the potentially deadly conflict in a peaceful manner, Emily calls an emergency meeting of the town friends to work out a solution and save her family. Written by Anonymous See less
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Writers
Stanley Ellin (novel "Stronghold") | Andrew Laskos (teleplay)
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Penny Ludford (as Penny Musarra)
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Updated Apr 2, 1997

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Apr 2, 1997 (United States)
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Lynda Carter
Emily Hayworth Emily Hayworth   See fewer
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Teri Polo
Janet Hayworth Janet Hayworth   See fewer
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Colin Ferguson
Jimmy Flood Jimmy Flood   See fewer
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Michael A. Miranda
Lester (as Silvio Oliviero) Lester (as Silvio Oliviero)   See fewer
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Karl Pruner
Marcus Hayworth Marcus Hayworth   See fewer
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Lindsey Connell
Deborah Deborah   See fewer
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Eugene Robert Glazer
John Dolan John Dolan   See fewer
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David Bolt
Uri Steinman Uri Steinman   See fewer
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Bernard Browne
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Santiago Santiago   See fewer
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Soo Garay
Rachel Rachel   See fewer
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David Gow
Henry Farrow Henry Farrow   See fewer
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Thomas Hauff
Ray McGarth Ray McGarth   See fewer
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Jo Hutchings
Teller Teller   See fewer
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Dan Lett
Herb Hill Herb Hill   See fewer
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5.8 / 10 | 104 votes