• Released
  • April 20, 2007
  • R , 1 hr 32 min
  • Drama
  • 40 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: A pregnant psychologist delves into the past of a teenager accused of murdering her newborn.

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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
With a calmness that bespeaks confidence, this small, spellbinding second feature by Hilary Brougher brings together two women, trapped in...
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91

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
The scary culminating flashback, in which Stephanie gives birth -- in a public restroom, on a high school ski trip -- is a marvel of...
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88

Boston Globe

By Janice Page
Tamblyn's surprisingly measured performance commands attention.
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88

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Some cases should never come to trial, because no verdict would be adequate. You are likely to be discussing this film long into the night.
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75

TV Guide

By Ken Fox
However you feel about her character and what she may or may not have done, Tamblyn's portrayal of Stephanie Daley is softly devastating.
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75

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
This is first-rate stuff.
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75

San Francisco Examiner

By Walter Addiego
This is grim material, but director Hilary Brougher -- working from her own script that won a Sundance award -- examines the lives of these...
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75

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
The film itself is dark and chilling, if occasionally plodding, but worth seeing for the absorbing potency of its main performances.
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75

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
A stark, painful drama about pregnancy--a subject rarely treated this fully, candidly or tragically.
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60

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
A muted psychological mystery where filmmaker Hilary Brougher's interest in "solving" a possible crime is superseded by her investigation...
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Rated R | For disturbing material involving teen pregnancy, sexual content and language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Iffy for 16+ Sobering infanticide drama is too much for kids.
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