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If These Walls Could Talk (1996)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  13 October 1996 (USA)
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The movie examines the abortion issue through three stories set in different eras - 50s, 70s and 90s.

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Claire Donnelly (segment "1952")
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Mary Donnelly (segment "1952")
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Becky Donnelly (segment "1952")
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Nurse Jenny Ford (segment "1952")
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Dr. Kramer (segment "1952")
Robin Gammell ...
Jim Donnelly (segment "1952")
Phyllis Lyons ...
Audrey (segment "1952")
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Tom (segment "1952")
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Young Nurse (segment "1952")
Marie DeCicco ...
Nurse Annie Ross (segment "1952")
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Louise (segment "1952")
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Margaret (segment "1952")
Annie Weldon ...
Nurse (segment "1952")
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Painter (segment "1952")
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A trilogy of stories set in the same house, but with different occupants and spanning over 40 years, deals with various women and moral crisis over unexpected pregnancies and their choice of abortion. In 1952, when abortion was illegal, a nurse deals with her unexpected pregnancy and takes drastic measures to get one. In 1974 a family housewife with four children discovers that she's pregnant and decides she can't handle another child to raise. In 1996, a pregnant college student decides on an abortion, but doesn't realize the means to go through to get one. Written by Anonymous

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Changing times, intimate decisions, and the four walls that hold their secrets. See more »

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Rated R for realistic depiction of abortions, a graphic shooting and some language | See all certifications »

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13 October 1996 (USA)  »

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Followed by If These Walls Could Talk 2 (2000) See more »

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One by One
Written by Anthony Griffiths
Performed by Cher
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A Definite Must See!
23 November 2001 | by (Pennsylvania, United States) – See all my reviews

Excellent film. Shows the realities of abortion and the trials and tribulations of the women who had to endure these situations. True to life and accurate depiction. Hopefully will help others to understand why some women choose to abort. It is not a decision made lightly or without conscious. And the film depicts how important it is for abortion to be legal. How even when it is illegal it still happens.

Very educational. A definite must see. Especially for those unsure of how they feel on this issue.

Excellent casting. Very emotional plots.


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