thatcow

Well-meaning small film

I remember seeing this at the Breckenridge Film Festival in 1996 and thinking, "it's a nice movie, but it's not really going to go anywhere."

There's a certain amount of purity the approach here - setting up a simple premise, and letting the characters work it out from there. That premise is of a woman who has been artificially inseminated, then becomes curious about the donor, they meet, and from there we explore the moral, among other, implications.

Oddly, for the subject matter, it doesn't probe that deep. But maybe that just is the expectation from having seen hundreds of movies. Given those circumstances, these people could very well have made these decisions, without a tremendous amount of philosophy. And so it's believable, but also a little less entertaining.

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