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Maybe Baby

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Maybe Baby

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
Limited Release Date:
08/24/01
performer:
Hugh Laurie, Joely Richardson, Emma Thompson
director:
Ben Elton
author:
Ben Elton

We gave it a B

A fertility comedy aimed squarely at the chardonnay set, Maybe offers up a witty, good-looking British couple whose marriage is threatened by their inability to conceive. At times loonily irreverent (Rowan Atkinson has a hilarious bit as an overenthusiastic gyno), the film, which devolves into one of those movies in which a character writes a screenplay exactly like the movie you’re watching, is hampered by too much navel-gazing (with or without baby on board). B