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Sci-fi from the 80s or 90s

Genre: Probably a family movie or adventure.

Country of origin: Unknown, mostly Caucasian actors, Hungarian dubbing.


There is a young girl who is battling with cancer. An extraterrestrial being is paying visits to her sometimes, in the form of a spark, later she takes on the shape of a woman. Maybe the girl believes it to be an angel. When the being comes, it creates a small ball of energy and sends it in the body of the girl, to heal her.

The girl has a supernatural power, she can produce a sphere-shaped energy field which she can use to teleport objects (even herself) to any place on Earth. The being is helping her, because as it tells the girl, once she grows up, she'll be able to transport spaceships to other civilizations.

There are some humans (probably the government) who discover what power the girl has and they try to kidnap her but she escapes, using her teleportation.

Later the father of the girl gets acquainted with the being in it's female form and they start to work together to help the girl.

The questioner has seen it on a VHS tape.
asked Jan 23 in Name That Movie by lavina (735 points)
Doubtful, but maybe Girl from Tomorrow (1 or 2)?

If not, anything else they remember? Are we certian it is a girl and she has cancer?

Edit: The Sender (1998)?

The best description of sender is written by a poster in there....
No confirmation yet, but I'm  pretty sure it has to be The Sender.
So, thank you, very nicely done!
Glad I could be of assistance. I will wait for full confirmation before I put as best answer. That one took specific wording to track.
I got the confirmation today. Thanks again!

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The Sender (1998)

Stoked that it was it. I await the next challenge....
answered Jan 31 by VHS_Lives (10,862 points)
selected Feb 1 by lavina