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R| 2 hr. 6 min.

Plot Summary
The lives of three women have a commonality: adoption. Karen (Annette Bening) is a physical therapist who regrets that, as a teenager, she gave up her daughter for adoption. Elizabeth (Naomi Watts) was an adopted child and is now a successful lawyer, but her personal life lacks warmth. Lucy (Kerry Washington) and her husband have failed to conceive and now hope to adopt a baby to make their family complete.

Cast: Naomi Watts , Annette Bening , Kerry Washington , Jimmy Smits , Samuel L. Jackson , S. Epatha Merkerson , Cherry Jones , Elpidia Carrillo

Director: Rodrigo Garcia

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics

Mother and Child (2009)

Release Date: May 7th, 2010|2 hr. 6 min.

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  • June 29, 2011 nasnhaj
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    An actor\'s honey of a movie ! What delicious roles and superb performances ! Fine writing, directing, lighting, editing, you name it ! Not to be missed . See it with friends , see it with your enemies and then go out and have something to eat and talk about it !

  • May 16, 2011 egarner123
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    This was an excellent movie! It is not for people who crave action. IMO the explicit sex scenes were unnecessary.

  • March 06, 2011 Betsy Sanders
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    Maybe you hAD TO HAVE BEEN THERE TO Appreciate this movie. As the mother of an adopted daughter who today herself is a mother, the weaving ofg this story struck every possible real-life challenge and reward for all parties in the adoption triad: mother, child and adoptive parents. Each role was sensitively played and several moments were searing.

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