Martha and Sean are a Boston couple on the verge of parenthood whose lives change irrevocably when a home birth ends in unimaginable tragedy. Thus begins a yearlong odyssey for Martha, who must navigate her grief while working through fractious relationships with her husband and her domineering mother, along with the publicly vilified midwife, whom she must face in court. A deeply personal, searing, and ultimately transcendent story of a woman learning to live alongside her loss.
Did You Know?
As Vanessa Kirby
has never given birth in real life, she watched numerous documentaries and videos and shadowed midwives in a hospital in North London and even was allowed to be in a room with a woman who was giving birth. See more
The picture in the lawyer's room, which her partner referred to as Tacoma Bridge was actually Bosphorous Bridge with Ortakoy Mosque in the foreground, in Istanbul, Turkey. See more
And I'm ashamed of me. That I wasn't a good enough mother to teach you how to stand up and speak for yourself, for God's sakes. And to deal with this. Like my mother taught me. After my father went into the ghetto, my mother found a shack, an empty shack, that she went into and gave birth to me. Without any help at all. She stashed me under the floorboards when she had to go out and steal food. So she could make milk enough to keep me alive, but just alive. Not strong enough to cry, or we'd be ...
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Seven Nation Army
Written by Jack White See more