Down Came a Blackbird Poster

Release Date: 1995

R|1 hr 53 min

Plot Summary
When reporter Helen McNulty (Laura Dern) visits a South American country to write about a political revolutionary, she is kidnapped and forced to endure months of physical abuse. Luckily, Helen manages to survive this life-threatening experience and return to the United States, where she joins a support group for victims of torture. There, she bonds with fellow group member Tomas Ramirez (Raul Julia) -- but before long, Helen begins to suspect that Tomas is not who he claims to be.

Cast: Laura Dern, Vanessa Redgrave, Raul Julia, Jay O. Sanders, Cliff Gorman, Sarita Choudhury, L. Scott Caldwell

Director: Jonathan Sanger

Genres: Drama

Keywords: Deception, 1990s, Escape, Survival, Pursuit