Mother and Child


Mother and Child
This female-interest movie takes a look at three very different women, and how they relate to the issues of motherhood. These range from a women struggling to come to terms with her mother's death, a lawyer who sleeps with her boss, and an infertile woman trying to adopt the baby of a pregnant teenager.

125 minutes.
No persons under 16.
Drama, Female interest.

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Credits

Cast
Naomi Watts, Annette Bening, Kerry Washington, Jimmy Smits, Samuel L. Jackson
Director
Rodrigo Garcia
ScreenplayRodrigo Garcia
MusicEd Shearmur
CinematographyXavier Perez Grobet
EditingSteven Weisberg
Sound formatsDolby Digital
SoundtrackAvailable
Made in2009
Produced byEverest Entertainment, Cha Cha Cha, Mockingbirg Pictures

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreDrama
LanguageOccasionally strong
NudityOccasional, full frontal, brief, seductive
SexStrongly implied, intense, some nudity
ViolenceMild to moderate, occasional
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemySome profanity
Drug abuseAlcohol use
CommentsComplex mature and disturbing themes surround adoption in this movie.
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Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Munyaradzi Vomo quote iconExcellent performance from a strong cast
15
Die Burger
Laetitia Pople quote iconSubtiele blik op band tussen ma en kind
15
Cape Times
10
Box Office
Steve Ramos quote iconStar turns by Bening and Watts make for a worthy melodrama
10
Metacritic.com
10 critics
12
Rottentomatoes critics
21 critics
13
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer
16

What the People say

Internet
346 Netizens quote iconManipulative and Overwrought film-making at its best
13

Average .. 65%

13

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