Promises in the Dark Trailer

Promises in the Dark Trailer (1979)

"A remarkable film about the most disturbing subject of all." 02 November 1979 Drama 118 mins

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.

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Marsha Mason

as Dr. Alexandra Kendall

Ned Beatty

as Bud Koenig

Susan Clark

as Fran Koenig

Michael Brandon

as Dr. Jim Sandman

Kathleen Beller

as Elizabeth (Buffy) Koenig

Paul Clemens

as Gerry Hulin

International Releases Dates

United States 02 November 1979

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