Promised a Miracle

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Promised a Miracle ★★½ 1988 (PG)

Based on the true story of a religious couple who sought help for their diabetic son through prayer rather than conventional medical means. Following the boy's death in 1974, the couple were charged with manslaughter. From the nonfiction account “We Let Our Son Die” by Larry Parker. 94m/C VHS . Rosanna Arquette, Judge Reinhold, Tom Bower, Gary Bayer, Maria O'Brien, Giovanni Ribisi; D: Stephen Gyllenhaal; W: David Hill; C: Thomas Burstyn. TV