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Rachel Luckman
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Wanda LeFauve
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Richard Luckman
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Al LeFauve
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Ron Callaway
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Dr. Selby
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Patricia
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Kevin
Russell Hixson ...
Brian
John Brynelsen ...
Robby (as Johnny Brynelson)
Kate Robbins ...
Miss Maddy
Gillian Barber ...
Nurse Nancy
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Roz
Avery Raskin ...
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They had nothing in common except an arrangement that could break their hearts.

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Richard Lineback originated the role of Al in the 1991 off-Broadway production upon which this film is based. See more »

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Featured in The 56th Annual Golden Globe Awards (1999) See more »

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Swing the Baby
Written by Brian Kirk
Performed by The Elegance By Doreen Trio
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Tremendously moving, and ultimately very complex
11 September 2016 | by (US) – See all my reviews

Tremendously moving, and ultimately very complex

The story of two couples – a rich California pair planning to adopt a baby on birth from a poor Southern couple.

While the characters verge on cliché at first, and the set up feel a bit 'neat', the writing and acting (Laura Dern in particular) is so good that it's the rare film that transcends it's own stereotypes to find something deeper underneath.

There are moments that feel too schematic and obvious early on, but by the devastating ending that almost seems not to matter.

Frustratingly this excellent film is almost impossible to find, never having been released on DVD. There are old VHS copies floating around, but that seems to be the only way to see it.


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