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Womb (2010)

Not Rated | | 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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Benedek Fliegauf
1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Eva Green ... Rebecca
Matt Smith ... Thomas
Lesley Manville ... Judith / Thomas' mother
Peter Wight ... Ralph / Thomas' father
István Lénárt István Lénárt ... Henry / Rebecca's grandfather
Hannah Murray ... Monica / Thomas' girlfriend
Ruby O. Fee ... Rebecca / 9 years
Tristan Christopher Tristan Christopher ... Thomas / 10 years
Jesse Hoffmann Jesse Hoffmann ... Thomas / 5 years
Natalia Tena ... Rose / Thomas' girlfriend
Ella Smith ... Molly
Wunmi Mosaku ... Erica
Alexander Goeller Alexander Goeller ... Marc
Gina Stiebitz ... Dima
Adrian Wahlen Adrian Wahlen ... Eric / Young Thomas' friend
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Storyline

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.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

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

Genres:

Drama | Romance | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Country:

Germany | Hungary | France

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 April 2011 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Womb See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

€3,660,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The entry at The Movie Database site for the 2015 Danish documentary, Naturens Uorden (Natural Disorder), about a guy with cerebral palsy features a poster exactly like the one for Womb, right down to the body pose and the hand gestures. This is odd because Natural Disorder is a documentary and Womb is a science fiction film and they have nothing to do with each other. See more »

Goofs

If Tommy's laptop had been in a box for 20 years or so, then he would have to use the plug in the box to get it to work as no battery could keep a charge that long. See more »

Quotes

[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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The ending credits scroll from top to bottom instead of usually bottom to top. See more »

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Thanks, but no.
23 October 2011 | by Stephen_HawkwindSee all my reviews

This film, along with Never Let Me Go, might be the start of a new genre. Mumblecore science fiction, anyone? Both of these movies take a shot at delivering Very Profound Questions to an audience struggling to not burst out crying at the emotive depth of the incredibly touching human drama unfolding at snail's pace on screen. Or so the directors like to think. In Womb, The Great Idea circumnavigates the plot holes admirably, and the wafer-thin characters are brimming over with Love and struggling to come to terms with their sheer Humanity in virtually every shot. Its all rather dull, and, in a low-key fashion, incredibly pompous. Please, all you directors who feel a sudden urge to regale the audience with Deep Truths about Life - stay away from science fiction (unless you're Terrence Malick). Although I have to admit that Eva Green has perfected the enigmatic Mona Lisa-smile. From what I hear she's become pretty much unbeatable in the ring - she will floor you with that smile, flooding your mind with capitalised abstract nouns.


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