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Womb (2010)

Unrated | | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi | 7 April 2011 (Germany)
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A woman's consuming love forces her to bear the clone of her dead beloved. From his infancy to manhood, she faces the unavoidable complexities of her controversial decision.

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Ralph
István Lénárt ...
Henry
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Monica
Ruby O. Fee ...
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Alexander Goeller ...
Marc
Gina Stiebitz ...
Dima
Adrian Wahlen ...
Eric
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A woman's consuming love forces her to bear the clone of her dead beloved. From his infancy to manhood, she faces the unavoidable complexities of her controversial decision.

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What are the consequences of giving birth to your dead boyfriend?

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Drama | Romance | Sci-Fi

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€3,660,000 (estimated)
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The theme of this film is closely related to Sigmund Freud's famous theory of the 'Oedipus Complex', which states that there is an unconscious wish for a son to have sex with his mother. He also described the 'Electra Complex' which was the equivalent for females. A similar theme was explored in the 1974 movie 'The Savage is Loose'. See more »

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[first lines]
Rebecca: It's over. I will always speak to you. And I don't mind if you don't say anything. Just because you went away, it doesn't mean you're not here anymore. Perhaps all I ever needed was this gift.
[rubbing her belly]
Rebecca: The one you gave to me at the end
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21 July 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

this is an emotionally and morally complex film.

the setting is bare, the dialog minimal, and all to leave room for the context which is massive.

the isolation serves to preserve the womb till the moment of all release, and therefore the moment of ultimate loss. there are many quiet metaphors in this film.

and it is these quiet choices that show some brilliant forethought on the part of the film-makers. it is brilliant film-making. if you can get past the squirminess of it all. and no doubt some day soon, if science has its way -as it will- this story will come true. just over a hundred years ago most believed that man would never fly.


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