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A Good Baby (2000)

 -  Drama  -  1 December 2000 (USA)
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A young loner wandering the back roads of North Carolina comes across an abandoned baby. He immediately starts seeking the baby's parents, but starts developing a bond with the child that ... See full summary »

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A young loner wandering the back roads of North Carolina comes across an abandoned baby. He immediately starts seeking the baby's parents, but starts developing a bond with the child that explores his own isolated roots. In true bad guy fashion, a traveling salesman appears and truths about the baby's origin start to unravel. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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An honest, earnest simple story
29 April 2001 | by (Orange County, CA USA) – See all my reviews

"A Good Baby" is a simple story about simple people and how they deal with a not so simple problem. Set in a backwood hollow of Eastern KY's Appalachia, this slow moving and laconic film accurately portrays its location and people as it plods earnestly through its 90 minute run. Many may find this story lacking in substance though some may enjoy it for its rustic beauty and strong sense of integrity. An out-of-the-mainstream indie and a good representation of a bit of Americana unfamiliar to most.


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