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No Ordinary Baby (2001)
"After Amy" (original title)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama, Sci-Fi  |  8 October 2001 (USA)
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A reporter (Bridget Fonda) gets the scoop on the first ever human cloning, but the furor surrounding the event jeopardizes the baby's birth and the career of the doctor (Mary Beth Hurt) responsible for creating the clone.

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A reporter (Bridget Fonda) gets the scoop on the first ever human cloning, but the furor surrounding the event jeopardizes the baby's birth and the career of the doctor (Mary Beth Hurt) responsible for creating the clone.

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9 October 2001 | by (Los Angeles, California) – See all my reviews

The real title shown in Lifetime TV is 'One Particular Baby' or something like that.

Bridget Fonda is just great as the journalist who has the exclusive story of the first clone baby. The Doctor who actually gets through the first clone, looks like 'Weakest Link' hostess, but never says 'Goodbye' in any part of the movie.

The movie shows all the process, from the first steps of the cloning, throughout the pregnancy and the baby born (even showing the first anniversary of such news coming out).

It actually shows the reality that could come out of something like a baby clone, from the human point of view of a mother who lost her daughter and wants another baby looking just like the one she lost.

The problem is that the movie stands the not so objective side and tries to suggest that cloning is OK, when that is something being banned not only in USA or the World. So... it gives you the opportunity to disagree and hope that nobody follows such example without showing the bad that could come out of it (like the bad sheeps that came out BEFORE the first GOOD clone one), but I guess that would be 'another movie'.


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