Birth


This film attempts to take an adult look at reincarnation. Ten years ago, a woman's husband died. At the same time, a boy was born. Now, while she has a new love interest, a 10 year old boy arrives claiming to be her dead husband. At first disbelieving, she slowly becomes convinced that his story is true. This causes upheaval in her family, as she attempts to have a relationship with someone who is both her dead husband yet still a little boy. Reviews have been mixed.


100 minutes.
No persons under 16.
Mystery, Drama, Romance.

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Credits

Cast
Nicole Kidman, Cameron Bright, Danny Huston, Lauren Bacall, Alison Elliot, Arliss Howard, Michael Desautels
Director
Jonathan Glazer
ScreenplayMilo Addica, Jean-Claude Carrière Jonathan Glazer
MusicAlexandre Desplat
CinematographyHarris Savides
Sound formatsDolby Digital, Sony Dynamic Digital Sound, DTS
SA distributor Nu Metro
Made in2004
Produced byFine Line Features, Lou Yi Inc., Academy Productions

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Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

The Cape Times
Kenneth Turan
10
The Star
Tanya Farber
6
Die Burger
Francois Bloemhof
5
eye Weekly
Joel McConvey
15
Box Office
Christine James
1
ReelViews
James Berardinelli
8
Chicago Sunday Times
Roger Ebert
18
BBC
Stella Papamichael
5

What the People say

Internet
2720 Netizens
12

Average .. 44%

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