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R| 1 hr. 35 min.

Plot Summary
A group of women, including Skipper (Daryl Hannah), the wealthy young Jennifer (Maggie Gyllenhaal) and the domineering Nan (Marcia Gay Harden), journey from the United States to South America in hopes of easily adopting children. Unfortunately, their plans are complicated by local laws that require the women to live in the foreign nation for an extended period before they can take in orphaned kids. While stuck in another country, the women bond as they share their aspirations and anxieties.

Cast: Maggie Gyllenhaal , Marcia Gay Harden , Daryl Hannah , Susan Lynch , Mary Steenburgen , Lili Taylor , Rita Moreno , Vanessa Martinez

Director: John Sayles

Genres: Drama

Distributor: IFC Films

Casa de Los Babys (2003)

Release Date: September 19th, 2003|1 hr. 35 min.

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    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    The film feels more like a thesis than vivid drama. show more

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    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    A creeping equanimity is taking over the work of John Sayles, a quality that in personal terms might be wise and coolheaded but in terms of drama is absolute death. show more

  • 75
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    Babys is intellectually stimulating and emotionally stirring, a rare combination these days, though hardly unusual for writer/director John Sayles. show more

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