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Private Life (2018)

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

Director:

Tamara Jenkins

Writer:

Tamara Jenkins
1 win & 15 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kathryn Hahn ... Rachel Biegler
Paul Giamatti ... Richard Grimes
Gabrielle Reid ... Clinic Nurse #1
Amy Russ ... Admitting Nurse #1
Caroline Martin ... Clinic Nurse #2
Nick Sullivan ... Anesthesiologist
Hettienne Park ... Female Doctor
Denis O'Hare ... Dr. Dordick
Molly Shannon ... Cynthia Grimes
John Carroll Lynch ... Charlie Grimes
Emily Robinson ... Charlotte Grimes
Kayli Carter ... Sadie Barrett
Alyssa Cheatham ... Caroline's Older Daughter
Leah Griffin ... Caroline's Younger Daughter
Tracee Chimo Pallero ... Caroline (as Tracee Chimo)
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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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Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Trivia

Kathryn Hahn here plays a woman who has difficulty conceiving. In reality, Hahn is a mother of two. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Rachel Biegler: Remember what Marty said?
Richard Grimes: Ugh.
Rachel Biegler: "Having a baby is an immoral act."
Richard Grimes: Marty's an idiot.
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Connections

References Drugstore Cowboy (1989) See more »

Soundtracks

Pop-Eye Stroll
Written by Steve Cropper and Booker T. Jones
Performed by The Mar-Keys
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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User Reviews

 
It definitely pulls you in
16 October 2018 | by Nikkers980See all my reviews

The whole film I was waiting for that high -- that relief to come and it never came. And that just very well may be how it is for those struggling with infertility. It definitely pulls you in and you forget you're watching a movie. Walking away from this I feel I have learned so much more about infertility, relationships etc ... Great acting, and great story telling.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 October 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Private Life See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Likely Story, Netflix See more »
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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