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Promises in the Dark

Action & AdventureDrama7+ (PG)19791h 58m
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Promises in the Dark (1979)

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Action & Adventure Drama Rated: 7+ (PG)19791h 58m

A young doctor, Alexandra Kendall, seeking change while recovering from a recent heartbreak, moves from Chicago, Illinois to Hartford, Connecticut. She joins the West Hartford medical practice of Dr. Walter McInterny, a doctor approaching retirement age. 17-year-old Elizabeth "Buffy" Koenig is a precocious student at West Hartford's William Hall High School. Her boyfriend Gerry is a football player at Hall High. While Dr. McInterny is away on vacation, longtime patient Buffy hurts her leg while harmlessly kicking a soccer ball during Gerry's nearby football practice. At the hospital, Dr. Kendall finds that not only is the leg broken, but the bone was also weakened by cancer. Dr. Kendall treats Buffy and the two develop a bond that extends beyond the doctor-patient relationship; Dr. Kendall is drawn to Buffy's humor and raw honesty.Promises in the Dark featuring Marsha Mason and Ned Beatty is available for rent or purchase on iTunes, available for rent or purchase on Prime Video, and available for rent or purchase on VUDU. It's an action & adventure and drama movie with an average IMDb audience rating of 6.5 (286 votes).

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#179,264 Ranked Movie

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#23623 Ranked in Action & Adventure Movies

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Promises in the Dark has an average IMDb audience rating of 6.5 (286 votes). The movie is not very popular with Reelgood users lately.

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A young doctor, Alexandra Kendall, seeking change while recovering from a recent heartbreak, moves from Chicago, Illinois to Hartford, Connecticut. She joins the West Hartford medical practice of Dr. Walter McInterny, a doctor approaching retirement age. 17-year-old Elizabeth "Buffy" Koenig is a precocious student at West Hartford's William Hall High School. Her boyfriend Gerry is a football player at Hall High. While Dr. McInterny is away on vacation, longtime patient Buffy hurts her leg while harmlessly kicking a soccer ball during Gerry's nearby football practice. At the hospital, Dr. Kendall finds that not only is the leg broken, but the bone was also weakened by cancer. Dr. Kendall treats Buffy and the two develop a bond that extends beyond the doctor-patient relationship; Dr. Kendall is drawn to Buffy's humor and raw honesty.

Age rating: 7+ (PG)
Runtime: 1h 58m

Extra Information

Related Genres: Action & AdventureDrama
Related Tags: Doctor
Country of origin: America
Original Release Date: Nov 2, 1979
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