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Private Life (2018)

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An author (Hahn) is undergoing multiple fertility therapies to get pregnant, putting her relationship with her husband (Giamatti) on edge.

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Tamara Jenkins

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Tamara Jenkins
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Credited cast:
Kathryn Hahn ... Rachel Biegler
Paul Giamatti ... Richard Grimes
John Carroll Lynch ... Charlie
Denis O'Hare ... Dr. Dordick
Emily Robinson ... Charlotte
Molly Shannon ... Cynthia
Lizzy DeClement ... Tiffany
Siobhan Fallon Hogan ... Beth
Kayli Carter ... Sadie
Maddie Corman ... Liz
Francesca Root-Dodson ... Fiona
Hettienne Park ... Female Doctor
Tracee Chimo ... Caroline
Desmin Borges ... Sam
Mandela Bellamy ... Waitress
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Storyline

Richard and Rachel, a couple in the throes of infertility, try to maintain their marriage as they descend deeper and deeper into the weird world of assisted reproduction and domestic adoption. When their doctor suggests third party reproduction, they bristle. But when Sadie, a recent college drop out, re-enters their life, they reconsider.

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Rated R for strong sexual content, some graphic nudity, and language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 October 2018 (USA) See more »

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Private Life See more »

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Likely Story,Netflix See more »
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Color

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1.85 : 1
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When reviewing a website of potential egg donors, one of the first candidates is listed as being from Park City UT. Private Life was released at the Sundance Film Festival, which is in Park City. See more »


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Honest
5 October 2018 | by leedswoodSee all my reviews

This is a pretty honest portrayal of what it can feel like to live this experience. I'm not sure Tamara Jenkins would have been able to get so much right, had she not gone through it herself. A sincere thank you for making it.


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