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First Born (2007)

PG-13 | | Drama, Horror, Mystery | 20 March 2007 (USA)
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Laura's expecting. Her husband, Steven's a loving guy but has little time for her. Her mom lives thousands of miles away. Forced to give up on her dreams, she's always been a bit edgy. A ... See full summary »



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Credited cast:
Mrs. Kasperian
Anne Wolf ...
Samantha Lee
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Laura's Mother
Phillip V. Caruso ...
Dr.Caputo, Anesthesiologist
Matt Dickinson ...
Party Guest #1
Party Guest #2
Jenny (voice)
Jared Grimes ...
Stock Boy
Marilyn Harris ...
Party Goer #3
Officer White
Lisby Larson ...
Party Guest #4


Laura's expecting. Her husband, Steven's a loving guy but has little time for her. Her mom lives thousands of miles away. Forced to give up on her dreams, she's always been a bit edgy. A C-section drives her over the edge, making her see things in a different light. A creepy babysitter doesn't make things any better. She begins seeing things, trusts no one, as she goes into self-destruct mode. Written by BryanD EQT

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Rated PG-13 for violence/terror | See all certifications »

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20 March 2007 (USA)  »

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Diavolikos episkeptis  »

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Did You Know?


The book about curses/witchcraft used in the movie is "Buckland's Complete Book of Witchcraft" by Raymond Buckland. See more »


When Laura first picks up the baby to shake the rats off, it's obviously a doll stand-in. See more »


[last lines]
Steven: [as he comes into the bedroom] Morning sweetheart.
Laura: Good morning.
Steven: Where's Jessica?
Laura: [a beat] Who's Jessica?
Steven: [he laughs, thinking she is joking] Where's the baby?
Laura: [another beat]
[she looks confused]
Laura: What baby?
Steven: [realizes the truth and bolts from the room] Jessica? Jessica? JESSICA?
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Post Partum Psychosis
28 November 2009 | by (Venezuela) – See all my reviews

I voted 10 for this movie. Iam not a film maker, I am a Psychiatrist and Psychotherapist, and I can tell that this is an excellent movie to explain a certain type of psychopathology and to teach as well. The character of Elsabeth Sue shows a very narcissistic and immature women who is not prepared to have a child. This situation generates a big anxiety crisis in Laura. Step by step the director is showing very carefully a change in Laura's conception of reality (despersonalization) until she finally turns delusional and psychotic, and kill her own baby!!!!! The diagnostic Post Partum Psychosis. I think that, to really appreciate this film is necessary to know a little bit of pregnancy complications, and mental health in general, this will permit the audience to understand what is going on this women.

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