Overall Rank: 2945
Average Rating: 3/4
# of Ratings: 12
Theatrical Release Date: 10/03/2007
Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 03/11/2008
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Tony Kaye
Actors: Noam Chomsky, Alan M. Dershowitz, Pat Buchanan, Norma McCorvey, Emily Lyons, Michael F. Griffin
Plot: Over a decade in the making, director Tony Kaye (American History X) takes a long look at all sides of the abortion debate -- Pro-Choice, Pro-Life, moderate and extreme. Includes interviews with Noam Chomsky, Alan Dershowitz and Norma McCorvey -- aka "Jane Roe" herself.
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Franz Patrick - wrote on 06/10/2008
Was this nominated for an Oscar? If not, it should have been. It is not very often that audiences get to watch an actual abortion and presenting the history of both pro-choice and pro-life sides in an equal manner. It really is a long film and shot in black-and-white, so not many people will get to see this. It is unfortunate because it really does have a lot of important points and the research is quite impressive. Towards the end, I very much enjoyed the shift into the psychology of women from the time they decide to get an abortion until after they have gone through the operation. I'm pro-choice but I thought it was nice to get a several insights of people who are pro-life. Even though I did not always agree with what they are saying (and yes, I did get mad sometimes), I learned to …
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