Baby M Poster

Release Date: 1988

Not Yet Rated|3 hr 20 min

Plot Summary
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.

Cast: JoBeth Williams, John Shea, Dabney Coleman, Robin Strasser, Anne Jackson, Bruce McGill

Director: Jim Sadwith

Genres: Drama

Keywords: 1980s, House, Wife, Daughter, Emotional, Judge, Husband, Fascinating, Pursuit, Hospital, Love

Awards

Winner Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
Nominated Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
Nominated Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
Nominated Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie
Nominated Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Nominated Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or Dramatic Special