The Crying Child

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The Crying Child ★½ 1996 (PG-13)

Madeline Jeffreys (Hemingway) and her husband Ran (DelHoyo) retreat to their 19th-century island vacation cottage after the stillbirth of their first child. Madeline begins to hear a child crying in the house and sees a ghostly apparition—now she has to discover what the spirit wants (and convince everyone she's not just going crazy). TV movie based on the novel by Barbara Michaels. 93m/C VHS . Mariel Hemingway, George DelHoyo, Finola Hughes, Kin Shriner, Collin Wilcox-Paxton; D: Robert Lewis; W: Rob Gilmer; C: Stephen Lighthill; M: Shirley Walker.