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If These Walls Could Talk (1996)

TV Movie  |  R  |   |  Drama, Thriller  |  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")
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Audrey (segment "1952")
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Tom (segment "1952")
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Young Nurse (segment "1952")
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Nurse Annie Ross (segment "1952")
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Louise (segment "1952")
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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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Written by Anthony Griffiths
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Unforgettable
14 August 2003 | by (Dallas, TX) – See all my reviews

This film shows up as well now as I did when I first saw it in 1996 and was amazed. All those in the "demi moore can't act" camp should check out what she can do with the right material. She delivers an amazing performance in the first piece, giving those of us who dont remember a glimpse of the pre-Roe v Wade situation for women who found themselves in a less than desirable situation. Sissy Spacek is brilliant as ever in a lighter, though heartfelt and often ignored situation of a mom deciding whether one more child is what she wants. The final segment knocks me off my feet. Kudos to Cher for pulling together great actors and great stories.


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