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Author: Rodrigo GarcíaLisa Maria FalconeJulie LynnAnnette BeningJimmy SmitsAll authors
Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2010] ©2010
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Three women's lives share a common core. They have all been profoundly affected by adoption. At age fourteen, Karen placed a baby for adoption, and has been haunted ever since by the daughter she never knew. Elizabeth grew up as an adopted child. Even though she is a bright and ambitious lawyer, she is a flinty loner in her personal life. Lucy and her husband are just embarking on the adoption odyssey, hoping for  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Fiction films
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Rodrigo García; Lisa Maria Falcone; Julie Lynn; Annette Bening; Jimmy Smits; Kerry Washington; Naomi Watts; Samuel L Jackson; S Epatha Merkerson; Cherry Jones; Elpidia Carrillo; Shareeka Epps; David Morse; Eileen Ryan; Amy Brenneman; David Ramsey; Brittany Robertson; Lisa Gay Hamilton; Elizabeth Peña; Marc Blucas; Carla Gallo; Gloria Garayua; Tatyana Ali; Simone Lopez; Lawrence Pressman; LaTanya Richardson; Michael Warren; Edward Shearmur; Xavier Pérez Grobet; Steven Weisberg; Christopher Tandon; Susie DeSanto; Sony Pictures Classics (Firm),; Everest Entertainment (Firm),; Mockingbird Pictures,; Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm),
OCLC Number: 665089371
Language Note: In English, with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Notes: DVD release of the 2009 motion picture.
Special features: deleted scenes; Creating the family tree; Universally connected, cast and crew discuss the universal themes in the film.
Credits: Music by Edward Shearmur ; editor, Steven Weisberg ; director of photography, Xavier Pérez Grobet ; production designer, Christopher Tandon ; costume designer, Susie De Santo.
Cast: Annette Bening, Jimmy Smits, Kerry Washington, Naomi Watts, Samuel L. Jackson, S. Epatha Merkerson, Cherry Jones, Elpidia Carrillo, Shareeka Epps, David Morse, Eileen Ryan, Amy Brenneman, David Ramsey, Britt Robertson, LisaGay Hamilton, Elizabeth Peña, Marc Blucas, Carla Gallo, Gloria Garayua, Tatyanna Ali, Simone Lopez, Lawrence Pressman, LaTanya Richardson, Michael Warren.
Target Audience: Board of Film Censors, Singapore: M18.; MPAA rating: R; for sexuality, brief nudity, and language.
Description: 1 videodisc (127 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD ; NTSC, anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) ; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Responsibility: Sony Pictures Classics in association with Everest Entertainment present ; a Mockingbird Pictures production ; produced by Lisa Maria Falcone, Julie Lynn ; written and directed by Rodrigo García.

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Three women's lives share a common core. They have all been profoundly affected by adoption. At age fourteen, Karen placed a baby for adoption, and has been haunted ever since by the daughter she never knew. Elizabeth grew up as an adopted child. Even though she is a bright and ambitious lawyer, she is a flinty loner in her personal life. Lucy and her husband are just embarking on the adoption odyssey, hoping for the opportunity to become parents.

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