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Birth

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Birth

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
100 minutes
Limited Release Date:
10/29/04
performer:
Cameron Bright, Nicole Kidman, Lauren Bacall, Anne Heche, Danny Huston
director:
Jonathan Glazer
distributor:
New Line Cinema
author:
Jean-Claude Carriere, Jonathan Glazer
genre:
Romance, Mystery and Thriller

We gave it a C-

A 10-year-old (Cameron Bright) with the face of an angelic owl claims to be the husband of a still-grieving widow, played by Nicole Kidman in a Rosemary’s Baby martyr haircut. Cloddish in its ambiguity, and at least one scene conjures creepy child-porn overtones.

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