- Original title
- Running time
- 111 min.
- United States
20th Century Fox
Horror. Mystery | Supernatural. Childhood. End of the World
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- Synopsis / Plot
- Robert and Katherine Thorn seem to have it all. He is the US Ambassador to Italy and they want for nothing in their lives, except one thing: they do not have children. When Katharine has a stillborn child, Robert is approached by a priest at the hospital who suggest that he take a healthy newborn whose mother has just died in childbirth. Without telling his wife he agrees to to so but after relocating to London, strange events - and the ominous warnings of a priest - lead him to believe that the child he took from that Italian hospital is evil incarnate.
: Oscar: Best Original Soundtrack. 2 Nominations
: Golden Globes: Nominated for Best Acting Debut in a Motion Picture - Male (Harvey Stephens)
: BAFTA Awards: Nominated for Best Supporting Actress (Billie Whitelaw)
: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Nominated for Best Original Drama Screenplay
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