Harlequin (Dark Forces) (The Minister's Magician)
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Harlequin (Dark Forces) (The Minister's Magician)
Harlequin is directed by Simon Wincer and tells a tale with echoes in 20th-century Russian history. Nick and Sandra Rast (David Hemmings and Carmen Duncan) have a little boy, Alex (Mark Spain), who is suffering from leukemia. Like normal parents they will do anything to help their son, especially Sandra. So when Gregory Wolfe (Robert Powell) comes along with his faith-healing techniques to treat Alex, Sandra is particularly impressed. What complicates matters is that Alex's father Nick will soon be running the government and his career depends a lot on Doc Wheelan (Broderick Crawford), his… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"This horror film has a high-quality, professional feel but somehow lacks tension or any emotional connection."
‑ Jeffrey M. Anderson, Combustible Celluloid
"Quaintly entertaining little horror chestnut...if you're into old-fashioned Rasputin-lite rehashes and late 70's decor."
‑ Scott Weinberg, Monsters At Play
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