Born on January 3rd, 1932
From Austin, Texas, USA
With the consent of her husband , Mary Beth Whitehead (JoBeth Williams) agrees to be artificially inseminated by Rick Stern (John Shea), who is unable to have a child with his wife. After she gives birth, Mary Beth will hand the baby over to the Sterns in return for $10,000. But when a girl is born, Mary Beth finds herself unable to part with the infant. After begging for one weekend's custody, the Whiteheads flee to Florida with the newborn in this fact-based film.
Two defense lawyers (Peter Coyote, Dabney Coleman) face their town's wrath for keeping a serial killer's confession confidential.