Out of Darkness (1994)

Jan 16, 1994 | Biography, Drama, Made for TV

Director: Larry Elikann

Writer(s): Barbara Turner

Starring: Diana Ross, Ann Weldon, Rhonda Stubbins White, Beah Richards, Carl Lumbly, Chasiti Hampton, John Marshall Jones, Juanita Jennings, Maura Tierney, Lindsay Crouse, Rusty Gray, Patricia Idlette, Barbara Howard, Cathy Raymond, Angelina Fiordellisi, Stack Pierce, Donzaleigh Abernathy, Annie Waterman, Jo Farkas, Marina Lutz, Randy Lowell, Sheila Scott-Wilkenson, Michole Briana White, Annie O’Donnell, Jim O’Malley, Craig Chester, Gammy Singer, Stephen Poletti, Michael Connors, Thom Barry, Ray Nazzari, Cherene Snow, Ryal Haakenson, Rhonda Ross Kendrick

Synopsis: This is story of Paulie Cooper, a former med student who becomes ill with paranoid schizophrenia and loses 18 years of her life due to the sickness. After her release from a mental ward Paulie struggles to rebuild her life with help from doctors, nurses and a new experimental medicine drug that would help aid her back to health. She spends the rest of her life re-adjusting to life outside of the institution and to a world that had misunderstood and shunned her.

Release Date:  January 16, 1994 (USA) | Length: 100 min | Genre: Biography, Drama | Certificate: PG-13