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An African-American baby, abandoned by his crack addicted mother is adopted by a white social worker and her husband. Several years later, the baby's mother finds out her son is not dead, as she thought before and goes to court to get him back. Written by
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Khaila could not have known that Isaiah "liked to play with blocks", since she had not had him with her while he was growing up from infancy, and he'd always just sullenly moped around whenever he was at her apartment and never wanted to play or interact with the other children at day-care, so Khaila would never have seen Isaiah when he was truly just "at play" and thus learned what toys were his favorites. See more »
A family drama where two caregivers fight for the little babyboy : Caucassian loving family who adopted him and African-American biological mother who lost the boy when she was addicted on crack. Biological mother, Khaila, is leaving the pen and as resocialized woman, she's trying to get back her child.
Truly, an impressive story. Each of the main movie characters present emotions and attitudes from their very own angle. The fight for the baby includes court trials which are emotionally very exhausting for the both sides. This part of the movie talks pretty much about racial stereoptypes, hate flame, prejudices, disrespect, and about a fact, that what we name 'correctness' may sometimes mean 'right' and sometimes 'wrong' thing. I think this part was little bit overexaggarated but it 'helped' to bring more drama to the movie.
It was a very strong movie, describing love of people to others, and through all the political/race related issues, it's a beautiful story.
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