Danielle Steel's Kaleidoscope

Danielle Steel's Kaleidoscope

Jud Taylor (1990)

15 Certificate


Our Score
There are few more blatant indicators as to whether you are going to enjoy a movie than the inclusion of a writer's name in the title. Although film adaptations often disappoint, Danielle Steel fans need not worry, for this tense TV movie misses none of the author's melodramatic tricks as three sisters, who parted after the horrific deaths of their parents, reunite to discover they not only have little in common, but also have dark secrets to hide. Jaclyn Smith might not be Joan Crawford or Barbara Stanwyck, but she suffers in style as the sibling scarred by hardship.


Three young sisters and their brother are orphaned in early childhood, and while three of them are found loving and protective homes, one suffers a life of neglect and poverty. Thirty years later they are reunited, but the elder sister has a shocking secret she needs to share. Drama based on a novel by Danielle Steel, starring Jaclyn Smith, Perry King, Colleen Dewhurst and Claudia Christian.

Cast & Crew

Hilary Walker Jaclyn Smith
John Chapman Perry King
Alexandra Patricia Kalember
Meagan Kincaide Claudia Christian
Arthur Patterson Donald Moffat
Margaret Gorham Colleen Dewhurst
Debi Mary Jo Keenen
Sam Bruce Abbott
Solange Kim Thomson
Larry Miller Richard Fitzpatrick
Director Jud Taylor
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Other Information

Language: EnglishColourGuidance: Edited for language, violence and sex scenes. Available on: video and DVD