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
Changing times, intimate decisions, and the four walls that hold their secrets.
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Motion Picture Rating
Rated R for realistic depiction of abortions, a graphic shooting and some language
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Holds the record as HBO's highest-rated original movie. See more
Written by Prince
(as The Artist Formerly Known As Prince) and Nona Gaye
Performed by Prince
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