Out of the Darkness Poster

Release Date: 1985

R|1 hr 40 min

Plot Summary
Expert New York City police negotiator Ed Zigo (Martin Sheen) joins a team of detectives tasked with finding the notorious serial killer Son of Sam and ending his reign of terror. Zigo's commitment to the task force is not without cost, as it takes him away from his terminally ill wife, Ann (Jennifer Salt). When an unpaid parking ticket leads them to postal worker David Berkowitz (Robert Trebor), Zigo must use his skills as a negotiator to interrogate the suspect and crack the case.

Cast: Martin Sheen, Héctor Elizondo, Jennifer Salt, Matt Clark, Eddie Egan, Robert Trebor

Director: Jud Taylor

Genres: Docudrama

Keywords: Emotional, Sacrifice, Dark, 1970s, Pursuit, Wife, Gritty, Police station, Marriage, New York City, Love