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Expecting (2013)

Gus (original title)
TV-MA | | Comedy, Drama | December 2013 (USA)
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When Andie (Michelle Monaghan, SOURCE CODE) gets pregnant after a one night stand, she offers to give the baby to her best friend (Radha Mitchell, RED WIDOW), who has been unable to conceive. But can their friendship survive the pregnancy?

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Jessie McCormack
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Cast

Credited cast:
Michelle Monaghan ... Andie
Radha Mitchell ... Lizzie
Jon Dore ... Peter
Michael Weston ... Casey
Mimi Kennedy ... Dr. Grayson
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sarah Aldrich ... Nurse Butcher
Elizabeth Bond ... Feather
Nuala Campbell Nuala Campbell ... Newborn
Julie Dretzin ... Mother
Susan Grace ... Betty
Erin Hammond ... Girl in clinic waiting room
Maximilian Lam Maximilian Lam ... 1 Year Old Gus
Randy Liedtke ... Stoner Lou
Katharina Magdalena ... Floozy Gloria
Anaisabel Mercado ... Nurse (as Ana Isabel Mercado)
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After years of struggling to conceive with her husband, Lizzie has given up hope of having a baby on her own. But when her best friend Andie finds herself pregnant after a one-night stand, an unexpected solution arises: Andie offers to have the baby and give it to Lizzie. The couple agrees to the plan, on one condition: Andie must move in with them for the duration of the pregnancy. But can the women's friendship survive until birth? Jessie McCormack's debut is a refreshingly candid comedy about planning ahead for life's unexpected detours. Written by Tribeca Film

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What happens when you try to plan ahead and life has something else in mind. See more »

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Comedy | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

December 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Expecting See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Dr. Grayson: You have been coming in here for over a year, and I don't think any of us really ever said anything. It's like we're talking about the weather.
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Down in the Valley
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Performed by Radha Mitchell
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Smart, Sharp, and Funny
8 December 2013 | by dee_niceSee all my reviews

A smart, funny debut film by director and writer, Jessie McCormack. The story focuses on two strong female friends who face a difficult decision about a pregnancy. But the film is more than the tired "she's having a baby!" trope, and develops well all of its characters, male and female alike. Ms. McCormack has created characters who are real--they have flaws; they make mistakes. But they are intellectually honest flaws, and this makes for a poignant film. And rather than making these characters unlikable, we realize that they are just trying to make it through life the best they can--just like the rest of us. The story that will make you laugh and sting just a bit in the way good stories should. Kudos to Ms. McCormack and the excellent cast. (The film also looks great.)


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