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A Cry in the Dark (1988)

15 11/11/1988 (US) Drama 2h

A family torn apart. A public filled with outrage. A woman accused of murder.


Based on the true story of Lindy Chamberlain who, during a family camping trip to Ayers Rock in central Australia, claimed she witnessed a dingo take her baby daughter, Azaria, from their tent. Azaria's body was never found and, after investigations and two public inquests, she is charged with murder.

  1. Fred Schepisi

    Director, Screenplay

  2. John Bryson


  3. Robert Caswell


Top Billed Cast

  1. Meryl Streep

    Meryl Streep

    Lindy Chamberlain

  2. Sam Neill

    Sam Neill

    Michael Chamberlain

  3. Dale Reeves

    Aidan, 6 years

  4. David Hoflin

    David Hoflin

    Aidan, 8 years

  5. Jason Reason

    Aidan, 11 years

  6. Michael Wetter

    Reagan, 4 years

  7. Kane Barton

    Reagan, 6 years

  8. Trent Roberts

    Reagan, 9 years

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Full Cast & Crew

A Cry in the Dark
A Cry in the Dark

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $15,000,000.00

Revenue $6,908,797.00


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