Plot & Details
John Sayles' Casa de los Babys tells the tale of a half-dozen American women who travel to Latin America in order to pick up their adopted children. They all stay at the same motel while they each wade through the bureaucracy. Sharing with each other their fears, hopes, dreams, and frustrations at the thoughts of becoming mothers comprises the majority of the drama in the film. The cast includes Maggie Gyllenhaal, Daryl Hannah, Marcia Gay Harden, Susan Lynch, Mary Steenburgen, Lili Taylor, and Rita Moreno.
- MPAA Rating: R
- Genre(s): Drama
- Run Time: 95min.
- Theatrical Release Date: 09/19/2003
- DVD Release Date: 04/13/2004
- Distributor(s): Independent Artists
- Director(s): John Sayles
- Starring: Maggie Gyllenhaal , Marcia Gay Harden , Daryl Hannah , Susan Lynch , Mary Steenburgen
- Themes: Expecting a Baby,Culture Clash,Women's Friendship,Adoption
- Tone: Intimate,Literate,Talky,Understated,Wry
- Keywords: American [nationality],Latin-America,adoption,bureaucracy,women
- Country of Origin: USA - Limited (09-19-2003)
- Language: English,Spanish