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The Surrogacy Trap (2013)

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After losing hope of conceiving a child on their own, Christy and Mitch turn to surrogacy in hopes of creating the perfect family. However, their confidence is quickly shaken when they ... See full summary »

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Adrian Wills

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Mia Kirshner ... Christy Bennett
David Julian Hirsh ... Mitch Bennett
Natalie Brown ... Allison
Emma Campbell ... Detective Riordan
Rachel Blanchard ... Mallory Parkes
Lois Dellar Lois Dellar ... Sydney
Paula Costain Paula Costain ... Dr. Jessica McNally
Rosemary Dunsmore ... Beth Franklin
Mylène Dinh-Robic ... Jessica
Paul Van Dyck Paul Van Dyck ... ER Doctor (as Paul Van Dyck)
Vito DeFilippo Vito DeFilippo ... Security Patrolman
Caitlin Pasquet Caitlin Pasquet ... Lucy
Iris Lapid Iris Lapid ... Salesperson
Scott Faulconbridge ... Mike
Adam Reid ... Jack Fielder
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After losing hope of conceiving a child on their own, Christy and Mitch turn to surrogacy in hopes of creating the perfect family. However, their confidence is quickly shaken when they discover that the young woman might not be as perfect as they first thought. Written by Anonymous

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Release Date:

1 January 2013 (USA) See more »

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Both Rachel Blanchard and Mia Kirshner appeared on the 1990's television show "Are You Afraid of the Dark" See more »

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References Obsessed (2009) See more »

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The Sound Your Life Makes
Performed and Written by Jason Bajada
Published by Third Side Music Inc.
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Womb for Rent
23 June 2014 | by wes-connorsSee all my reviews

At work, attractively pregnant brunette designer Mia Kirshner (as Christy) appears to go into labor. Unfortunately, it turns out to be another miscarriage – and Ms. Kirchner is now unable to bear children. One year later, she and scruffily sexy husband David Julian Hirsh (as Mitch Bennet) are sitting in a small bathtub, celebrating their happy marriage. They still want a baby of their own, though. Obviously wealthy, the couple sees a professional woman who arranges surrogate mothers. They are matched up with pretty blonde Rachel Blanchard (as Mallory Parkes), who seems too good to be true. She agrees to be implanted and carry the Bennet baby for $35,000 a month, plus expenses. For that kind of money, you'd think the agency would provide some strict boundaries and helpful guidelines for the happy trio...

Think again...

Many "Lifetime" TV stalker movies have characters and situations which make no sense, so "The Surrogacy Trap" could be considered average. One suggestion for this one would be to have the couple portrayed as financially strapped, and go to a shady dealer in surrogacy. Then, we could dispense with extras like their huge mansion and late-hired nanny. The prior infidelity is good, but should have been brought into the plot earlier. Beautifully blonde Blanchard is the most entertaining part of the story – we get to see her act as girlish innocent, hormone-crazed sexpot, and scraggily-haired loon. Best played scene may be when she hammers a water pipe to get herself all wet, then calls Mr. Hirsh to come over and help – hoping to seduce him. How Hirsh handles the situation is truly inspired.

***** The Surrogacy Trap (1/1/13) Adrian Wills ~ Rachel Blanchard, Mia Kirshner, David Julian Hirsh, Emma Campbell


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