Mother and Child


2h 6m 2009

Brief Synopsis

Three women's lives share a common core: they have all been profoundly affected by adoption. Karen had a baby at 14, gave her up at birth, and has been haunted ever since by the daughter she never knew. Elizabeth grew up as an adopted child; she's a bright and ambitious lawyer, but a flinty loner in

Film Details

Also Known As
Madre & hija, Madres e hijas, Mother & Child, Mütter und Töchter
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2009
Production Company
Bir Film; Entertainment One; Entertainment One Films Australia Pty, Ltd.; Everest Entertainment; Front Row Filmed Entertainment (UAE); Haut Et Court; Karantanija; Mockingbird Pictures; Seven Films; Smile Entertainment; Westend Films
Distribution Company
Sony Pictures Classics; Cathay Film Organization; CinTart; Die Filmagentinnen; Distribution Company; Einhorn (Austria); Empire; Meed Films; Miracle (Denmark); Playarte Pictures; Rialto Films; Sony Pictures Classics; Sony Pictures Home Entertainment; Ster-Kinekor; Sundream Motion Pictures Ltd. (Smp); Tiglon A.S.; United International Pictures; Universum Film Gmbh; Vertice Cine; Verve Pictures
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 6m

Synopsis

Three women's lives share a common core: they have all been profoundly affected by adoption. Karen had a baby at 14, gave her up at birth, and has been haunted ever since by the daughter she never knew. Elizabeth grew up as an adopted child; she's a bright and ambitious lawyer, but a flinty loner in her personal life. Lucy is just embarking with her husband on the adoption odyssey, looking for a baby to become their own.

Film Details

Also Known As
Madre & hija, Madres e hijas, Mother & Child, Mütter und Töchter
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2009
Production Company
Bir Film; Entertainment One; Entertainment One Films Australia Pty, Ltd.; Everest Entertainment; Front Row Filmed Entertainment (UAE); Haut Et Court; Karantanija; Mockingbird Pictures; Seven Films; Smile Entertainment; Westend Films
Distribution Company
Sony Pictures Classics; Cathay Film Organization; CinTart; Die Filmagentinnen; Distribution Company; Einhorn (Austria); Empire; Meed Films; Miracle (Denmark); Playarte Pictures; Rialto Films; Sony Pictures Classics; Sony Pictures Home Entertainment; Ster-Kinekor; Sundream Motion Pictures Ltd. (Smp); Tiglon A.S.; United International Pictures; Universum Film Gmbh; Vertice Cine; Verve Pictures
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 6m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Spring May 7, 2010

Released in United States on Video December 14, 2010

Released in United States September 2009

Released in United States January 2010

Released in United States Spring May 7, 2010 (NYC, LA)

Shown at San Sebastian International Film Festival (Official Selection/Out of Competition) September 18-26, 2009.

Released in United States on Video December 14, 2010

Released in United States September 2009 (Shown at San Sebastian International Film Festival (Official Selection/Out of Competition) September 18-26, 2009.)

Released in United States January 2010 (Shown at Sundance Film Festival (Spotlight: Narrative) January 21-31, 2010.)