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Cry in the Dark, A Movie

Movie Review for Cry in the Dark, A

Summary

This 80ís movie is based on the story of the two month old Australian baby, Azaria Chamberlain, who disappeared one night of 1980 in a camping trip with her parents.

Cry in the Dark, A DVD

DVD Release

The DVD for the movie Cry in the Dark, A was released on December 21, 1999 by Warner Home Video and is rated PG-13.

Plot

A Cry In The Dark can be divided in two parts. The first one is the disappearance of Azaria Chamberlain, and the claim made by the mother who said she saw a Dingo steal her baby from their camping base.

The second part of A Cry In The Dark involves the investigation made by the police, the inconsistencies of the case, and the arrest of the Chamberlains for the murder of their own child. When the news networks hear about the case, a whole frenzy is created among the trial. This generates a lot of attention among the public, transforming the investigation into a circus.

Cast

Lindy Chamberlain - Meryl Streep
Michael Chamberlain - Sam Neill

Trivia

Although A Cry In The Dark is an old movie, based in an older tragedy, the case hasnít been solved yet.

As in the case of A Cry In The Dark, there was a dingo event reported in 1998, when a father stopped a dingo that was taking away his baby.

Academy Awards:

Meryl Streep won for Best Actress In A Leading Role for the role of Lindy in Cry in the Dark, A.

80's Film Facts:

The Movie Cry in the Dark, A was released to theatres on 11/11/1988 by Warner Bros., and grossed $6,908,797 at the box office in the US.


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