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Baby Boom

  • Film

Time Out says

A working woman's fantasy, mixing cute in both the business acumen and coochy-coo varieties. Keaton (uneasily neurotic and capable), a thrusting NY advertising exec, inherits a relative's toddler, and is forced suddenly into a crash course in adoption, diapers, child-care, and a re-examination of her own feelings. Puritan would-be adopters present a fearsome option; her lover (Ramis) finds the disruption unacceptable and leaves; her boss (Wanamaker) forgets a partnership offer. What's a wealthy single parent to do? Take the tiny tot to leafy upstate Smallsville, and make with the chequered aprons and homemade victuals. It's played like a '40s comedy; heartwarming, sentimental, simplistic. Sickeningly calculated.
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Release Details

  • Duration:111 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Charles Shyer
  • Screenwriter:Nancy Meyers, Charles Shyer
  • Cast:
    • Diane Keaton
    • Harold Ramis
    • Sam Wanamaker
    • James Spader
    • Pat Hingle
    • Britt Leach
    • Sam Shepard
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