A Cry in the Dark

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Original title A Cry in the Dark
Category Drama
UK Release Date
Production year 1988
Production Country
Directors Fred Schepisi
Cast Meryl Streep, Sam Neill, David Hoflin, Debra Lawrance, John Howard, Dale Reeves, Jason Reason, Michael Wetter, Kane Barton, Trent Roberts, Jane Coker, Rae-Leigh Henson, Nicolette Minster


Based on the true story of Lindy Chamberlain: During a camping trip to Ayers Rock in outback Australia, she claims she witnessed a dingo taking her baby daughter, Azaria, from the family tent. Azaria's body is never found. After investigations and two public inquests, she is charged with murder. The case attracts a lot of attention, turning it into a media sideshow.