A Dark Adapted Eye Movie Review 1993

Information and Film Reviews for A Dark Adapted Eye the Movie

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Sinister TV mystery adapted from the psychological thriller by Ruth Rendell (writing as Barbara Vine). In 1951 Vera Hillyard (Imrie) is hung for murdering her younger sister Eden (Ward)--an act that has profound effects on the family, including young niece Faith (Bonham Carter). Long haunted by the "why" of the crime, Faith later begins an investigation into her family's past--and discovers very dark and disturbing secrets dating back to WWII. Title refers to a vision problem caused by remaining in darkness too long.

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CBS/Fox Video, 1330 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10019, Phone: (212)373-4800, Toll-free: 800-800-4369, Fax: (212)373-4803, Remarks: Does not handle retail queries from consumers; contact your local video distributor.

Available on VHS
Running time 150 minutes.
Originally from British.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Psycho-Thriller, Family Ties, Period Piece: 1940s, Crimes of Passion, Death Row, Books to Film: Ruth Rendell
Screenplay
Sandy Welch
Cast
Helena Bonham Carter, Celia Imrie, Sophie Ward, Robin Ellis, Ciaran Hinds, Pip Torrens, William Gaminara, Polly Adams, Bernice Stegers, Steven Mackintosh, Jason Durr
Director
Tim Fywell
Music
David Ferguson
Producer
Phillippa Giles, BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation)

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