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Release Date: March 28, 1980

Year    :   1980
Slogan    :   «Are His Powers More Than Magic?»
Genres    :   Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Production Companies    :   Farflight Investments, The Australian Film Commission, The Western Australian Film Council, ACE Theatres, The Greater Union Organisation Pty. Ltd., Caidin Film Co.
Director    :   Simon Wincer
Producers    :   Jane Scott, Antony I. Ginnane, Bernard Hides, William Fayman, Jennifer Barty, Lynette Thorburn, Lynn Barker, Daro Gunzburg, Sylvia Van Wyk
Writers    :   Everett De Roche, Russell Hagg
RunTime    :   95 mins.

In this modern-day version of the Rasputin story, David Hemmings plays an up-and-coming senator, Nick Rast, whose young son is terminally ill with leukaemia. A mysterious faith healer, Gregory Wolfe, appears and seems to cure the boy. Rast's wife Sandy falls in love with Wolfe, but the powerful interests behind Rast's career, represented by geriatric monster Doc Wheelan are less happy with events.

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