• Birth (2004)


Release Date: October 29th, 2004

DVD Release Date: April 19th, 2005

R |1 hr 40 min

Plot Summary

It took Anna (Nicole Kidman) 10 years to recover from the death of her husband, Sean, but now she's on the verge of marrying her boyfriend, Joseph (Danny Huston), and finally moving on. However, on the night of her engagement party, a young boy named Sean (Cameron Bright) turns up, saying he is her dead husband reincarnated. At first she ignores the child, but his knowledge of her former husband's life is uncanny, leading her to believe that he might be telling the truth.

Cast: Nicole Kidman, Cameron Bright, Danny Huston, Lauren Bacall, Alison Elliott, Arliss Howard, Anne Heche, Peter Stormare

Director: Jonathan Glazer

Genres: Drama , Mystery

Production Co: Fine Line Features, Lou Yi Inc.

Distributors: New Line Cinema

Keywords: New York City, Love triangle, Father, Forbidden love, 2000s, Emotional, Mystery, Mother

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 20
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    Might have qualified as dumb fun if they hadn't left out the fun.

  • 75
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    Birth makes its oddball supernaturalism seem completely, compellingly real. show more

  • 30
    The Hollywood Reporter

    A paranormal mystery without a spine. It has no suspense because it has no belief in itself. show more

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Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama