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October Baby (2011)

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A college freshman's world is rocked when she learns she is the adopted survivor of an attempted foeticide.

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Cast

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Hannah
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Jason
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Jacob
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Grace
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Alanna
James Austin Johnson ...
Truman (as Austin Johnson)
Amisho Lewis ...
Drama Coach
Mary Tolley ...
Julia Armen (as Mary Wheeler)
Corey Winston ...
Hospital Attendant (as Cory Winston)
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Dr. Stewart (as Lance Nichols)
Rhett Hendrix ...
Library Guy
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Bmac
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Danielle
Diego Montiel ...
Diego
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Beach Cop
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Storyline

As the curtain rises, Hannah hesitantly steps onto the stage for her theatrical debut in college. Yet before she can utter her first lines, Hannah-unscripted-collapses in front of the stunned audience. After countless medical tests, all signs point to one underlying factor: Hannah's difficult birth. This revelation is nothing compared to what she then learns from her parents: she was actually adopted ... after a failed abortion attempt. Bewildered, angered, and confused, Hannah turns for support to Jason, her oldest friend. Encouraged by his adventurous spirit, Hannah joins his group of friends on a Spring Break road trip, embarking on a journey to discover her hidden past ... and find hope for her unknown future. In the midst of her incredible journey, Hannah learns that every life is beautiful. Written by Jon Erwin

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Every Life Is Beautiful

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Rated PG-13 for mature thematic material | See all certifications »

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$102,096 (USA) (28 October 2011)

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$5,355,847 (USA) (8 June 2012)
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Trivia

As a frame for understanding how often abortions result in live births, Willard Cates, then head of the Abortion Surveillance Branch of the Centers for Disease Control, told the Philadelphia Inquirer in 1981 that 400 to 500 live births during abortion attempts were reported to the CDC annually, and that he believed that there were many more, since reporting a live birth to the authorities was "like turning yourself in to the IRS for an audit." In comparison, roughly 300 people in the US are struck by lightning annually. See more »

Goofs

When Jason is packing his clothes in the hotel before leaving New Orleans, he is speaking to Alana, and the same shot is shown twice of him picking up a pile of clothes that includes a red, gray and white striped shirt. He picks the pile up, puts it in his bag, another angle is shown and then he is shown picking up the exact same pile from the same spot and putting it in his bag again. See more »

Quotes

Hannah: I feel dead inside.
Hannah: No something worse than death.
Hannah: I am still a child, a child trying to find a place on this world.
Hannah: I have so many unanswered questions, questions I feel but can't even begin to speak because there are no words to express them.
Hannah: Something is missing.
Hannah: Why do I feel unwanted?
Hannah: Why do I feel I have no right to exist?
Hannah: Why do I spend more time wanting to end my life than live it?
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Crazy Credits

Over the closing credits, actress Shari Rigby (who played birth mother Cindy Hastings) shared the trauma she felt after aborting her child, not unlike the way her character behaved, and how she finally felt God's forgiveness while playing this role. See more »


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All The Faint Lights
Written by Steve Moekler
Performed by Steve Moekler
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User Reviews

Excellent film--moving and humorous--exceeded all expectations
30 October 2011 | by (birmingham, AL) – See all my reviews

This is an emotionally moving film that is entertaining for all ages. As the mother of three adopted children,I think this film is a must-see for all that want to understand more about the heart-ripping journey that all adopted children must take as they come to terms with being rejected by one family and wanted by another. It is subtle in its Christian message, but strong with the theme of unconditional love and forgiveness. The acting, directing, and producing is SUPERB, and it does not look like a film that skimped on budget in any of these areas. There was not a "dry eye in the house" because all ages were touched by this hurting teenager searching for meaning to her life. We have all been there. Please encourage others to see this movie so that it will be shown in more theaters across the country. THIS is the kind of movie that America is longing for.


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