If These Walls Could Talk Movie Review 1996

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Covers four decades, from the '50s to the present, telling the stories of three women and the different ways they deal with unexpected pregnancies. "1952" finds recently widowed nurse Claire (Moore) discovering she's pregnant--and it's not her late husband's. In some graphic scenes she tries to end the pregnancy herself with a knitting needle and later through a back-alley abortion. Happily married Barbara (Spacek) already has four children in "1974" and has just returned to college. Then she discovers she's pregnant again. Abortion's an option but does Barbara want one? Finally, college student Christine (Heche) gets pregnant by her married professor in "1996" and reluctantly opts for an abortion at a family planning clinic, which is besieged by pro-lifers and on the edge of some violent confrontations.


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Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 109 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Anthology, Abortion, Women, Pregnant Pauses
Nancy Savoca, Susan Manus, I. Marlene King
Demi Moore, Catherine Keener, Jason London, Shirley Knight, Kevin Cooney, CCH Pounder, Robin Gammell, Sissy Spacek, Xander Berkeley, Joanna Gleason, Harris Yulin, Anne Heche, Jada Pinkett Smith, Cher, Diana Scarwid, Lindsay Crouse, Lorraine Toussaint, Rita Wilson, Eileen Brennan, Craig T. Nelson
Ellen Kuras, Bobby Bukowski, John Stanier
Cher, Nancy Savoca
Cliff Eidelman
Demi Moore, Suzanne Todd, Moving Pictures Company Ltd., HBO

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