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MOTHER AND CHILD

by Rodrigo García

synopsis

Destiny plays a part in the lives of three women—a 50-year-old physical therapist, the daughter she gave up for adoption 35 years earlier, and a woman looking to adopt her first child. In this exploration of one of nature's most basic instincts, their pasts intertwine, inform, and evolve to reveal their innermost desires.

international title: Mother and Child
original title: Mother and Child
country: United States, Spain
year: 2009
genre: fiction
directed by: Rodrigo García
film run: 126'
release date: ES 02/07/2010, GR 30/09/2010, SE 15/10/2010, NL 11/11/2010, FR 17/11/2010, BE 24/11/2010, DE 28/04/2011
screenplay: Rodrigo García
cast: Naomi Watts, Annette Bening, Kerry Washington, Jimmy Smits, Samuel L. Jackson
cinematography by: Xavier Perez Grobet, Steven Weisberg
film editing: Steven Weisberg
art director: Christopher Tandon
costumes designer: Susie DeSanto
music: Ed Shearmur
producer: Lisa Maria Falcone, Julie Lynn, Alejandro González Iñárritu
production: Everest Entertainment, Mockingbird Pictures
distributor: Vértice Cine, Cinéart, Haut et Court, Universum Film GmbH
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