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A woman is delighted to have given birth to a baby girl but her life is turned into a nightmare when she goes missing. The police mount a frantic search but to the woman's horror she finds out that it's herself who is the main suspect. Written by Scott Dawson <sdawson@easynet.co.uk>

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This is the true story of the kidnapping of Rachael Ann White who was taken from her grandmother's home on February 19, 1988 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The kidnapper was 38-year old Maritza Rentz. Rentz had an abortion in October 1987 for medical reasons. She stated at her trail that she was trying to save her third marriage to Air Force Captain, Paul Rentz, and was hoping the baby would help. She expressed remorse and stated she had not gone to the Abbott home to kidnap the baby, but that when she arrived she felt that God wanted her to take the child. She gained entry into the home by posing as baby sitter. Friends stated that Rentz was obviously pregnant before October 1987 but after a time did not appear to be pregnant anymore. Friends also noticed when they saw the baby, who Rentz called Aurora Helen, she was much older than four days. Knowing there had been a kidnapping the same day as Rentz supposedly went into labor, friends contacted the Air Force police. Baby Rachael was returned to her mother, Cora Abbott, four days later. See more »

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When Cal marks the due date of the baby on the 20th and 21st, a February calendar is shown with 28 days. The real kidnapping happened on February 19, 1988. February 1st was on a Monday in 1988 and it was a leap year with the 29th also on a Monday. So, this calendar is not correct for 1988, however, it is also not correct for 1992, the year this movie was released. See more »

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19 September 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a TV movie and in its way, it is a cut above average. First of all, it has Veronica Hamel and Michael Madsen, two very good actors. Secondly, it's a true story, making it all the more outrageous.

Veronica Hamel plays a total nut job who basically has no use for kids. She does the usual baby-stealing bit we've seen so many times to give her husband a child which she conveniently delivers by herself at home. When Madsen comes home after the "delivery," Veronica looks gorgeous as the baby lies in her arms, like something out of a magazine. Madsen's character is just a tad naive, as we learn as the story continues. For instance, he tells his friends that the baby is something like three months, when it's obvious the baby is more like nine months.

Hamel's character isn't particularly far thinking. She manages to stay married to her husband while faking pregnancy. After nine months she makes a call from a phone booth and tries to adopt a baby for like the next day. It's a riot! Veronica, you should have started making plans a LOT earlier. So she has no choice but to steal one - and it's not exactly a newborn.

I really recommend it - it's a hoot and holds your interest.


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