Promises in the Dark (1979) - Rotten Tomatoes

Promises in the Dark (1979)





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Sad but realistic, this drama chronicles the friendship that develops between a caring doctor and her terminally ill cancer patient, a beautiful teenage girl who is having trouble accepting her fate.

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Kathleen Beller
as Elizabeth (Buffy) Koenig
Marsha Mason
as Dr. Alexandra Kendall
Ned Beatty
as Bud Koenig
Susan Clark
as Fran Koenig
Michael Brandon
as Dr. Jim Sandman
Paul Clemens
as Gerry Hulin
Donald Moffat
as Dr. Walter McInerny
Philip Sterling
as Dr. Frucht
Bonnie Bartlett
as Nurse Farber
James Noble
as Dr. Blankenship
Arthur Rosenberg
as Emergency room doctor
Peggy McCay
as Mrs. Pritkin
Fran Bennett
as Emergency Room Nurse
Eloise Hardt
as Woman in Restaurant
Karen Anders
as Secretary in Bud's Office
Edith Fields
as Mrs. Gans
Alice Beardsley
as Mrs. Kepos
M.E. Lorange
as Secretary in Radiology
Lynn Farrell
as Nurse in McInerny Office
Janet Taylor
as Girl in Convertible
Jack Anderson
as Boy in Convertible
Henry D. Fetter
as Young Lawyer
Teryn Jenkins
as Candy Counter Girl
Mary Ellen Shaw
as Mother in Hospital
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Promises in the Dark benefits substantially from the top-tier efforts of a uniformly solid roster of performers...

December 18, 2021 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…

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