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Night Friend (1988)

R | | Drama | 10 June 1988 (Canada)
A priest goes to great lengths in an effort to get a teenage prostitute off the streets.


Peter Gerretsen


Peter Gerretsen
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Chuck Shamata ... Jack
Heather Kjollesdal Heather Kjollesdal ... Lindsay
Daniel MacIvor ... Lenny
Réal Andrews ... Myles
Cynthia Belliveau ... Maggie
Jayne Eastwood ... Rita the bag lady
John Blackwood ... Father Bill
Art Carney ... Monsignor O'Brien
Jordana Aarons Jordana Aarons ... Debby
A. Frank Ruffo ... Vince Leone
Meg Hogarth ... Maria Leone
Gordon Jocelyn ... Bishop Leonard
Lois Lorimer Lois Lorimer ... Jack's Secretary
Helen Hugues Helen Hugues ... Nosey Neighbour
Michael Copeman ... Mr. Duncan


A priest goes to great lengths in an effort to get a teenage prostitute off the streets.

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Lindsay was only 14... and a prostitute. See more »




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Release Date:

10 June 1988 (Canada) See more »

Also Known As:

A Cry from the Heart See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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References Vagabond (1985) See more »


Black & Blue
Composed & arranged by Stephen Gilmore & Ben Varadi
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1 July 2001 | by socketlevelSee all my reviews

sure this isn't the best film I've ever seen but many props are given simply for tackling the issues that the film makers do. The beleifs in the film are ones, that in this day and age, often bashed. It is the true taboo and stands above others in regards to originality and lack of pretense.

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